Re: Vga console in 2.1.112pre2 broken

Martin Mares (
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 17:57:37 +0200

> 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?

I think you can simply use both vgacon and fbcon+vesafb now and both
of them start only if they find the right video mode.

Have a nice fortnight

Martin `MJ' Mares   <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
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