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Old 11-04-2003, 09:28 PM   #1
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Framebuffer


What is all this framebuffer business? I am running 2.4.22 and it says "experimental". How do I know if my vid card supports it? What advantages does it give me? How do I configure my system for framebuffer (beyond compiling it into the kernel)
 
Old 11-04-2003, 09:39 PM   #2
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It gives you a pretty penguin at boot and the ability
to set your video mode for higher text resolutions.
If you spend most of your time in X it wont really
do anything for you.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 11:09 PM   #3
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Yes I spend most of my time in X. Thanks.
 
Old 11-05-2003, 12:03 PM   #4
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To be fair the penguin is very attractive
and you get 1 penguin for every CPU
 
Old 11-05-2003, 01:50 PM   #5
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FYI, your graphics card WILL support it just fine, as long as your gfx card is less than 10 years old...
 
  


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