Re: HOWTO-vesafb v0.3 out!

Aaron Tiensivu (
Fri, 31 Jul 1998 11:42:04 -0400

> configure the card for the appropriate graphic console modes. Note that
> this will not always work, as an example some Cirrus Logic cards such as
> the VLB 54xx series are mapped to a range of memory addresses (for
> example, within the 15MB-16MB range) for frame buffering which preludes
> these from being used successfully with systems that have more than 32MB
> of memory. If you wish to experiment with this option, there are plenty of

Does your BIOS have an option to leave a "hole" at 15-16MB area? That might be
your ticket to get your videocard rolling with the framebuffer.

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