problem with framebuffer support
shelton at onr.com
Fri Mar 12 01:05:11 PST 2004
I think it's simply a problem with the hex value. grub's vga
takes a single integer that represents a series of options.
Before your next boot, set the vga option to "ask" and you
a list of available modes.
kernel /blah vga=ask hdblah=blah fleh=grog etc=etc
for a little more in depth look....
> After finishing LFS 5.0, i recompiled the kernel to have high resolution
> mode in the console, before init BLFS. As is explained in the
> frame-buffer howto, i compile the kernel with the following options
> (into the kernel, no as modules):
> VGA Text Console
> Video Selection Support
> Support for frame buffer devices (experimental)
> VESA VGA Graphic console
> Advanced Low Level Drivers ***
> Select Mono, 2bpp, 4bpp, 8bpp, 16bpp, 24bpp and 32bpp packed pixel
> drivers ***
> *** the first time i did't built them, as i did in my old LFS 4.0 they.
> now the are built in
> These are the same options that i had working fine in LFS 4.0, with my
> NVIDIA GeForce 2MX
> Well, i had lilo, but know i use grub. In menu.lst i put vga=0x305
> But nothing, it doesn't work.
> I included AGP with VIA motherboard, but nothing.
> /dev/fb0 exists...
> i dont't know what i'm missing. any idea?
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