"I've tried to do this but just am not getting it right somehow. The system will work fine but since my booting procedure sets the vga mode to 761 (or something like that).. it won't show me anything with the 2.6.5 kernel. Now the 2.4.22 one that I have is working just fine. I know I can change lilo.conf to fix it but I really would just like the smaller fonts to work (it looks nicer )
So how can I do this? I have used make xconfig and selected framebuffer support along with an 8x16 font. My video card drivers are in there.. it worked fine for the other kernel.. what could I be missing in this one that makes it not work?"
You should set framebuffer support to y. If you have set framebuffer support to m that is probably your problem.
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