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Old 10-02-2004, 09:02 AM   #1
hubabuba
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Framebuffer support works!!!!


In my previous posts I asked how to get the framebuffer support to work.
If anyone has the same problem, here is how i did it

When i did make menuconfig during the 2.4.27 kernel compilation, "Console drivers" menu only had "VGA text console" and "Video mode selection support" submenus.
To get a third submenu called "Frame buffer support", one needs to go to menu "Code maturity level options" and select the submenu "[*] Prompt for development and/or incomplete code/drivers".

So, now when you go to the "Console drivers" menu, you'll be able to turn on the "Frame buffer support" and I use VESA framebuffer even though i have ATI Radeon card.
 
Old 10-02-2004, 09:10 AM   #2
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Good to hear. vesafb can be a pain on some systems... I've been avoiding it
 
  


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