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Old 01-09-2005, 07:04 PM   #1
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Kernel question 2.6 with frame buffer


Hi all first post so thanks in advance.

I have compiled my kernel and it does load however if i do not change lilo.conf to "vga=normal” I get a blank screen. I am thinking this is a frame buffer issue so I went to recompile frame buffer right into the kernel and not load it has a module however I can not find out where to add this when I do my menuconfig.

Does anyone know where this option is.


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Old 01-09-2005, 07:10 PM   #2
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try " make xconfig " ( nice interface ).
and i think it's under " character devices "

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Old 01-09-2005, 07:26 PM   #3
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I will give that a shot in a little while. Thank you.
 
Old 01-09-2005, 09:20 PM   #4
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Its under console drivers/video drivers i belive (not character devices).
 
Old 01-09-2005, 09:36 PM   #5
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predator.hawk>you made me curious....so i took a look.....

.....using " make xconfig " you'll find it under " Graphics support --->Console display support "

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Old 01-10-2005, 01:09 AM   #6
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I have the same problem, I don't get the resolution I want with 2.6 , unlike 2.4 where I have it set to 800x60068k ...Should the framebuffer driver be compiled * or M always?
 
Old 01-10-2005, 08:00 AM   #7
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you'll need the framebuffersupport right after the kernel is loaded.
= before modules are loaded.

so you have to compile it in.

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Old 01-10-2005, 10:35 AM   #8
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I know frame buffer is under Console driver in 2.4 . I haven't taken any notes on where stuff is on 2.6 because I haven't seen much need to use 2.6 as 2.4 + my -sk patchset seems to do everything i need .
 
  


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