Re: Screen corruption on startup 2.4.0-test7

From: James Simmons (
Date: Sun Sep 03 2000 - 07:52:59 EST

On Sat, 2 Sep 2000, David Benfell wrote:

> Hello all,
> I've seen this with earlier versions, starting on my old laptop, a
> Compaq Presario 1250. But I'm now in the interesting position that my
> only access to the machine is via ssh. This is what I saw when I
> booted:
> U
> LILO boot:
> Loading 2.4.0-test7..........
> Uncompr g L.L Ok, booting the k#ke
> The "U" is actually a flashing green U. And the hash mark is really a
> musical note character. It finished booting, but with no further
> display, and I can still see the above. There is no visible response
> to the keyboard.

What video driver are you using? Fbcon or vgacon? If Fbcon which fbdev
driver in particular?

MS: (n) 1. A debilitating and surprisingly widespread affliction that
renders the sufferer barely able to perform the simplest task. 2. A disease.

James Simmons [] ____/|
fbdev/console/gfx developer \ o.O| =(_)= U

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