Re: load 2.4.x binary only module on 2.6

From: Gene Heskett
Date: Fri Nov 07 2003 - 19:24:12 EST

On Friday 07 November 2003 00:28, Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
>On Thu, 06 Nov 2003 19:42:39 EST, Gene Heskett said:
>> Dunno. Card here is a gforce2-mx200, 32megs, your basic throwaway
>> card. X is 4.1.0, and I'm looking to see if I have the vesafb
>> turned on, but I cannot find that as an option, and a grep of
>> .config comes back empty.
>Hmm... I'm using XFree86 4.3.0, which probably makes a big
> difference.
>Also, try tweaking the values of NvAGP in the XF86Config-4 file
>(I'm using NvAGP=3, your mileage may vary, depending on whether the
>NVidia AGP support or the agpgart version plays nicer with your
> box).
Thats already in there.

>Here's the relevant .config I'm using (oh, and I use 'vga=794' at
>boot, which gives me a 64x160 char display..

Which gave me a blank screen on an earlier boot attempt...
># Graphics support
># CONFIG_FB_CYBER2000 is not set
># CONFIG_FB_IMSTT is not set
># CONFIG_FB_VGA16 is not set
># CONFIG_FB_HGA is not set
># CONFIG_FB_RIVA is not set is set y here
># CONFIG_FB_I810 is not set
># CONFIG_FB_MATROX is not set
># CONFIG_FB_RADEON is not set
># CONFIG_FB_ATY128 is not set
># CONFIG_FB_ATY is not set
># CONFIG_FB_SIS is not set
># CONFIG_FB_NEOMAGIC is not set
># CONFIG_FB_3DFX is not set
># CONFIG_FB_VOODOO1 is not set
># CONFIG_FB_TRIDENT is not set
># CONFIG_FB_VIRTUAL is not set
># Console display driver support
># CONFIG_MDA_CONSOLE is not set
>CONFIG_DUMMY_CONSOLE=y missing from 2.6.0-test9's xconfig
># CONFIG_FONTS is not set here
># Logo configuration
>CONFIG_LOGO=y No here for all below
>Works for me, hopefully something here will click and we'll figure
> out why it isn't working for you...

I turned on the VESA_FB and fonts and its rebuilding now. Thanks a

Cheers, Gene
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