Re: Vga console in 2.1.112pre2 broken

Geert Uytterhoeven (
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 17:46:52 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 27 Jul 1998, Martin Mares wrote:
> > VGA console framebuffer in 2.1.112pre2 is broken: all is good untill I
> > try to switch between VT's.
> Please try vgacon.
> Hmmm, it seems we should remove vgafb as soon as possible and replace
> mdafb by mdacon...

Yes. If multihead works between vgacon/mdacon/fbcon, that's fine for me.
Too many people get confused by the difference between vgafb and vgacon.

But then vesafb no longer has a fallback in case you forget to supply the
correct `vga=' option?



Geert Uytterhoeven           
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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