donjuansjiz at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 10:18:23 EDT 2012
On 06/27/2012 06:55 AM, Uroš Vampl wrote:
> Arno Gaboury <arnaud.gaboury <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> After lots of reading, especially *Nvidia* official readme, it seems
>> this card SUPPORTS indded *Vesafb*. So I think this error message has
>> nothing to do here, and I will keep my *grub* file as it was first.
> No, it supports the vesa standard. All cards do. But that's completely different
> from vesafb, a linux driver. When you use vesafb and the nvidia driver together,
> you effectively have two drivers poking at the card at the same time. That
> problems can arise from that makes full sense.
> You can keep using vesafb. After all, the message is just that - a message - and
> not an error. It's just that if something breaks, you get to keep the pieces.
Actually no Nvidia never supported VESA, it just happened to work.
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