Re: VESA fb console in 2.6.15
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Nov 22 2005 - 19:21:47 EST
Damien Wyart <damien.wyart@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > 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.
Does 2.6.15-rc? work OK without any special boot options? (We want it to..)
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