Re: VESA fb console in 2.6.15

From: Antonino A. Daplas
Date: Mon Nov 21 2005 - 19:29:08 EST

Damien Wyart wrote:
> Hello,
> I've noticed in several versions of 2.6.15 that VESA fb console seems
> completely broken : it draws screen in several very slow steps, making
> the whole display almos unusable. And it crashes *very* often, for
> example when switching to X. The computer is complety locked, and
> doesn't even respond to SysRQ.
> I guess it is quite trivial to reproduce, the difference with 2.6.14 is
> immediately visible.
> I use vga=0x31B as boot param.

Try booting with:

vga=0x31b video=vesafb:mtrr:3


vga=0x31b video=vesafb:ypan,mtrr:3


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