[arch-general] Nvidia/vesafb/GRUB2

Uroš Vampl mobile.leecher at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 11:18:08 EDT 2012

Arno Gaboury <arnaud.gaboury <at> gmail.com> writes:
> >>
> >>
> > Actually no Nvidia never supported VESA, it just happened to work.
> >
> > http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=2561806&postcount=39
> >
> Are you so sure?
> http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/173.14.09/README/chapter-19.html:
> First sentence: *The NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver supports 
> all standard VGA and VESA modes*

Wow, you guys are now mixing up *three* things!

Like I said, one thing is the vesa standard, and the other is a linux driver
called vesafb. These are not one and the same! Now you've added a third thing
into the mix - vesa modes. They are modes defined by the standard.

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