Albert Reiner areiner at
Thu Feb 19 10:11:22 PST 2004

> > >  Or maybe just build the kernel without framebuffers if you only want
> > > 80x25.
> >
> > If I do so, will I still be able to use X on those rare occasions when
> > I need to?
> >
>  Yes (mostly).  I believe it's more a problem the other way round
> (particularly with early 2.6 kernels), that X stomps all over the
> console framebuffer.  The only things that _need_ framebuffers are macs
> an suchlike.

OK, so I'll go for a kernel without framebuffer, and everything should
be fine.

Thanks to all of you, your help has been most appreciated!


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