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OK, i've got a couple of problems... first of all since i upgraded to kernel 2.4.8 my lilo vga setting can on be normal, as before i could set it to the highest of 1024x768x64k. If i set it to anything other than normal the screen will go blank after the lilo prompt. I'm sure that it has to do with how I configured my kernel so, if someone can point me in the right direction as what to change i'd be gratefull.
My next problem also started since i upgraded my kernel, my first terminal screen tty1 is fine but on all the others, the colored/bold/underlined/italic text is all in russian (it looks russian)while all the normal grey text is in english. But thats only been since i booted up this time, when i originally booted up after compiling the kernel it just wouldn't show any text at all on the other terminals other than normal grey text.
So as you can see I suck with compiling the kernel and could really use some help.
yah, I have ran xf86config since I put the new video card in but, this problem has been happening since I've had my old one in. Besides I can still run xwin fine, its just I can't go into any other vga mode from lilo other than normal, I do have one idea though which I'm about to try and i'll let you know how that goes.
o yah, i have got the language problem fixed which i just did by running setup and changing the font.
This is the top bit of my lilo.conf if its any help,
# LILO configuration file
# generated by 'liloconfig'
# Start LILO global section
boot = /dev/hda
#compact # faster, but won't work on all systems.
delay = 50
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x64k
vga = 788
# Normal VGA console
# vga = normal
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x64k