Re: "No devices found" in X
On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 19:29:21 -0500
Chris Jones <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 03:30:38PM EST, Celejar wrote:
> > On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 09:03:34 -0500
> > Chris Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 08:59:17AM EST, Celejar wrote:
> > > Not sure if it's relevant, but this vaguely reminds me of having had to
> > > add my old ATI mach64's module 'atyfb' to /etc/initramfs-tools/modules
> > > to run the FB console in 1400x1050 mode without having to compile custom
> > > kernels. Timing issue, I guess. I see that I still have it configured
> > > this way in my lenny setup.
> > Interesting, thanks. I'm going to file a bug with upstream, and I'll
> > report back here when I've done so.
> If you still have your old kernel w/o the module built-in, and if there
> is framebuffer console module for your chip that is comparable to atyfb
> for the mach64 rage/pro, you could also see if (re)gen'ing your initrd
> makes any difference. I haven't looked at that stuff in years, but
> I vaguely remember that it was as simple as running update-initramfs in
> the initramfs-tools package. But don't take my word for it, unless you
> are familiar with the proedure, you do need to research it a bit.
Thanks - I'll consider this.
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