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Re: Tux logo, Nvidia drivers, and framebuffer



On Tue, 2004-08-31 at 13:16, Alvin Oga wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Aug 2004, Brian Pack wrote:
> 
> > I'm making progress. By adding video=vesa vga=0x317 I get a blank screen
> > up to the point that X starts. That's not a problem for now, because I
> > know I'm on the right track. I'm recompiling a kernel right now that has
> > vesa included, and not a module, as well as console framebuffer support.
> 
> the blank screen means you dont have the proper frame buffer defined
> ( same probelm as my stuff ... just need to tweek the various fb options )
> 
> > Once I get that, *then* I can start playing with the bootsplash patch.
> 
> i'd do the same tests ( same kernel ) on machines that you know worked
> on other distro ( like suse-9.1 has splash by default ) so it should
> work for deb's splash too
> 	- not all mb and not all chipsets are "the same" :-)
> 
> yup...  and when you're done .. you can come play on my brain-dead mb too
> with gazillion different chipset to see which works and which does not
> support tux on boot or splash

I compiled a new kernel, with vesa included instead of a module, same
for console framebuffer. Added video=vesa and vga=0x317 in menu.lst for
grub.

I've got Tux! :)

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