Re: VESA fb console in 2.6.15

From: Damien Wyart
Date: Tue Nov 22 2005 - 12:16:47 EST

> > 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 use vga=0x31B as boot param.

* "Antonino A. Daplas" <adaplas@xxxxxxxxx> [051122 01:28]:

> Try booting with:
> vga=0x31b video=vesafb:mtrr:3

Thanks, this works fine with this param and also without any video=
param. I had a default video=vesafb:mtrr:2 in my grub conf file because
of mtrr problems a few kernel versions earlier (had been discussed
extensively on this list). This setting doesn't work well in 2.6.15.

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