Re: [PATCH 2.5.12] x86 Boot enhancements, boot params 1/11

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 10:19:39 EST


> > > #5 boot.heap
> > > ============================================================
> > > Modify video.S so that mode_list is also allocated from
> > > the boot time heap. This probably saves a little memory,
> > > and makes a compiled in command line a sane thing to implement.
> >
> > Do you see easy way to pass video mode used to kernel? S3 suspend support
> > is going to need that..
> Do you mean something other than the vga= command line option?
> Which actually just sets a 16bit mode in the kernel parameter structure.

In case of vga=ask, it is kernel that gets number from the user,

I'd need to know what mode was actually selected, so I can restore it
after S3 resume.

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