[arch-general] Did new kernel version removed vesa FB?

Damjan Georgievski gdamjan at gmail.com
Tue May 12 07:39:46 EDT 2009

> I few minutes ago I upgraded a arch box (x86_64), and to my surprise,
> something that was working before, loading the kernel with parameter
> "vga=0x37D" is no longer working (nothing happens).  The new version
> is  The resolution for nvidia quadro  fx 570m is
> "1920x1200", but the nvidiafb module has never worked, so I need to
> use the vesa FB...

You can try uvesafb which should offer more features and maybe is even
more stable.
It's a module in the Ach kernel, so you'll need to include it in the
initramfs ... Actually here's a description


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