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Re: Getting uvesafb to work on Squeeze

Am Montag, 9. August 2010 schrieb Phil Requirements:

> > I now saw the boot messages at 1400x1050 right away. However, the colours
> > were all wrong, everything was brighter and the hue was set off. I.e.
> > white now was light green, red became purple and so on. fbset now said
> > that the framebuffer was EFI VGA instead of VESA VGA.
> I did a lot of experimenting with different framebuffer settings
> recently, and with some of the experiments I saw the same green color
> as you are describing. In the end I determined that the pale green
> color was due to the color depth portion of the framebuffer mode.
> For example, the following setting will produce that pale green color:
>     GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768x16
> But if you change the color depth to 24 or 32, everything turns out better:
>     GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768x24
> I noticed in your description of the solution, that you did not
> specify a color depth one way or another. It might be something to
> consider.

Actually, I had it in there all the time. But the Ubuntu howto that I talked 
about did not mention a colour depth, so I omitted it. Perhaps I’ll try the 
the GRUB_GFX with a depth, but as I said, grub is starting quite slow if I set 
it to this big resolution.
Gruß | Greetings | Qapla'
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