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Old 04-13-2005, 02:00 AM   #1
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How can I change my framebuffer to vesafb

How do I see what framebuffer i'm using? And then how can I change my framebuffer to vesafb?? I want to make use of this buffer, because my sreen crad is giving me some problems...
I using SuSe9.2 with KDE 3.3 and I have an nvidia 5700 screen card.

Help me PLEASE!!!

Old 04-13-2005, 07:14 PM   #2
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Isn't vesafb the default framebuffer?
If you put in the kernel line in grub or in lilo vga=792 you'll get 1024x768 and 16.8M colors, as long as vesafb is compiled inside the kernel (or as a module inside initrd). I don't get what you mean.
Old 04-13-2005, 10:35 PM   #3
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What kind of problems are you having? As far as knowing what framebuffer you have compiled into your kernel or compiled as a module, just take a look at the kernel's config file.


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