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Old 11-15-2004, 02:50 AM   #1
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problems with frame buffer


I have the necessary components set to modules in the kernel (2.6.8 and 2.4.27) for necessary frame buffer configuration. So once the kernel is compiled and I install it , lilo then reboot. The screen still goes blank right after it says booting linux. The default kernel with install works fine in 800x600.

Laptop is A Toshiba Satellite 2230CDS with a 2mb trident.

I've read the HOWOt, google and here and for some reason I'm missing something.
 
Old 11-15-2004, 05:36 AM   #2
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if i understood right you compiled the FB as modules?
it needs to be compiled inside the kernel itself AFAIK
 
Old 11-16-2004, 02:28 AM   #3
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I took out one strange thing that was set to be compiled under the console drivers. Problem fixed, booting and loving it.


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