[arch-general] Did new kernel version removed vesa FB?
jevv.cr at gmail.com
Sat May 16 00:33:28 EDT 2009
On 5/12/09, Damjan Georgievski <gdamjan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Well, I tried it, and I got uvesafb working (that's way better than no
>> FB at all), but I can't get it to work properly. It seems uvesafb is
>> not paying attention to:
>> % grep '^options' /etc/modprobe.d/uvesafb
>> options uvesafb mode_option=1920x1200-32 at 75 scroll=ywrap
>> I've tried other resolutions, no frequency specification, and several
>> other combinations, and I always get:
> You could try some of the options documented here:
> Force the use of VBE mode x. The mode will only be set if it's
> found in the VBE-provided list of supported modes.
> NOTE: The mode number 'x' should be specified in VESA mode number
> notation, not the Linux kernel one (eg. 257 instead of 769).
> HINT: If you use this option because normal <mode> parameter does
> not work for you and you use a X server, you'll probably want to
> set the 'nocrtc' option to ensure that the video mode is properly
> restored after console <-> X switches.
I tried that, with no luck at all... By doing:
I see that 1920x1200-32 corresponds to 0x017d. I tried to specify
that with vbemode option, several ways, like keeping the 1920x1200-32
option, removing everything but the vbemode option, etc... And the
result is always the same128x48...
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