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[directfb-users] Re: Help with framebuffer setup
"Bill Hayden" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > I have a Rage 128 Ultra AGP running, and am trying to set up lilo so > that I can get the accelerated ATI framebuffer. I'm just using > "vga=788" as a stopgap for now. > > I though it would be simple to find this information on google since the > Rage 128 is a common card, but I've been surprisingly unsuccessful. > > Here's my current best guess: > append="video=aty128fb:1024x768" > > I get no framebuffer during boot or on a terminal after boot. I *can* > do a "modprobe aty128fb" and get a 640x480 accelerated terminal once > booted, but I'm trying to automate the process. BTW, the DFB examples > really fly in this mode. If you want frame buffer support when booting, don't you have to compile the frame buffer support into the kernel and not as a module? I think it may be possible can do it from an initail ram disk (initrd) but I've never tried it. > -- > Thanks, > Bill Hayden > WebMD Practice Services > (386) 462-2148 x27363 Regards, Duncan -- Info: To unsubscribe send a mail to email@example.com with "unsubscribe directfb-users" as subject.