Re: framebuffer problem in 2.6.9?
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On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 04:32:48 PM -0500, H. S. wrote:
> I just downloaded and compiled the kernel-source 2.6.9 of Debian after
> applying swsusp2 patches. First I tried with my current config file
> (2.6.7) but the frambuffer seemed not be working properly. Using
> vga=791, I was not getting anything meaningful during the boot process.
> Just some noise in the top 25% or so of the screen. I then removed the
> framebuffer support and recompiled and now 2.6.9 boots okay (but with
> the usual lower resolution of course). Anyone else experience this problem?
I had this same problem and ended up solving it by compiling vesafb as a
module and loading it from /etc/modules. It ain't pretty but it got my
high res screen back.
"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
Thomas Stivers e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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