Re: Snarled console after X 4.0.2 runs.
Hall Stevenson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>* Robb Kidd (email@example.com) [010425 17:27]:
>> X snarls the F1 - F5 text consoles, but runs fine itself.
>> Killing the X server does not unsnarl them.
>> I noticed the many messages about disabling the framebuffer
>> (CONFIG_FB) and recompiling the kernel, but I do not see that
>> config entry in "make menuconfig" (or less'ing about in the
>> generated .config file).
>> Do I add this line? Have I misread and should be recompiling
> Disabling framebuffer is the only only way I've been able to "solve"
> this. Like you mention, I've seen other people post about the
> problem, but no solutions.
My confusion comes from the absense of the CONFIG_FB entry in the
.config file generated by a "make menuconfig" on a 2.4.2 kernel source.
How do I disable the framebuffer if this line is missing? (While I've
ventured into the Great Beyond of Kernel Compiling, I still need a
travel guide from time to time and prefer to camp at sites with running