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Old 07-06-2009, 04:46 PM   #1
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vesa question


I'm about to recompile my kernel to have framebuffer support using vesafb. It's been a while since I've bothered with framebuffer stuff, but iirc you can't easily compile a framebuffer driver as a module because the kernel needs it really early in the boot process. So, vesafb is almost always built into the kernel, is that correct?
 
Old 07-08-2009, 01:55 AM   #2
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CONFIG_FB_VESA=y is the default on my stock kernel, whereas for another frame buffer, CONFIG_FB_NVIDIA=m. I would recommend first running "make oldconfig" to clone the old settings and then make your modifications.
 
  


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