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Old 10-02-2004, 08:05 AM   #1
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VESA Framebuffer Driver


Does anyone know how to compile and install the VESA Driver. Is it enabled when u recompile the kernel?
Old 10-02-2004, 08:37 AM   #2
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Hi there,

If you compile your own kernel, you have to ensure that you have enabled the VESA support in the kernel config file first. It is under Console drivers/frame-buffer support/VESA vga graphics console section in the 2.4.26 kernel. I don't know about the 2.6 kernels.


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