[SATLUG] Re: Disabling savagefb (Frame Buffer)
fhuddles at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 26 12:30:15 CST 2008
On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 11:17 AM, Frank Huddleston <fhuddles at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Thanks, but this doesn't work: apparently only a numerical value is allowed. I got an error saying it couldn't parse the number. "vga=0" had no effect.
> > I'm sure I didn't have to recompile the kernel the last time to disable the frame buffering.
> > There's a "video" parameter, but I don't know what it accepts as values. I've seen "video=savagefb:1024x768 at 60", so I tried "video=nosavagefb" - no effect.
> > Any more suggestions?
jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Yes! That did it... Thanks, Jeremy. While you're at it, can you point me
to a place where I can see what values can be set for the vga parameter?
By the way, in the Debian discussion lists I found and tried a
suggestion to add "vga=normal" to the kernel boot line. That didn't
work. I also saw a suggestion to add vga=normal as a default kernel
parameter, for example: # kopt=root=/dev/hda1 ro vga=normal I tried
this, too, with no success. Thanks again, Frank Huddleston
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