[lfs-support] LFS 7.3 Screen Flickering problem

Douglas R. Reno renodr2002 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 22 08:23:34 PST 2013


Dan,

If I were able to export the contents of dmesg to a file, could I use grep
to sift through it faster?
On Nov 22, 2013 10:18 AM, "Dan McGhee" <beesnees at grm.net> wrote:

>  On 11/22/2013 10:01 AM, Douglas R. Reno wrote:
>
> I will try it tonight when I have a chance. Is there anything specific I
> should be looking for?
>
>
>  "I can't describe it, but I know it when I see it."  :)
>
> Sorry, I couldn't resist it.
>
> Dmesg output is quite verbose.  I use 'dmesg | less'  You'll have to wade
> through all the kernel, memory and bus stuff.  Just scan for anything
> having to do with graphics: framebuffer, fb(0), trying to load firmware,
> dri, etc., etc., etc.  You'll also recognize the names of your graphics
> drivers.  I don't remember whether or not there are any references to
> "VESA" or "VGA," but there are instances of resolution.
>
> Going through dmesg can be tedious.  However, if you're meticulous about
> it and bear with it, you will probably find something to put you on the
> right track. I many times get enough information only to ask the right
> question.  But it's a start.
>
> Dan
>
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