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Re: Text console flicker during kernel load

Thanks, I'd like to disable the framebuffer.  Whats the easiest way to do so
with a kernel recompile?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Ian Smit" <robian@wanadoo.nl>
To: <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 5:56 AM
Subject: Re: Text console flicker during kernel load

> * Neal Pollock <npollock@rogers.com> [02-10-2002 06:35]:
> > I've convinced my brother to try Debian and just set it up on his PC.
> > Unfortunately, from the time that lilo passes control onto the kernel
> > the display manager login appears, the screen flickers on and off
> > continuously.  It stays on for about 1/3 of sec and then goes off for a
> > of a sec.  The video adapter is an ATI RagePro 3D AGP 1/2x.
> If you are able to compile a kernel, make one without framebuffer
> support for the console.
> Otherwise you'll have to look again at what options you are passing
> to the kernel.
> On a related note, why use framebuffer at all? It's always the first
> thing I unset, in case I forget later on. Am I missing something?
> (besides tux in the boot screen).
> Bob
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