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From: Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Is hb-install-x86-bootloader.xml missing some info
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 13:24:31
In Reply to: [gentoo-doc] Is hb-install-x86-bootloader.xml missing some info by Xavier Neys
On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 06:26:43PM +0100, Xavier Neys wrote:
> Today's revision 1.21 does not show changes from > revision 1.19 > date: 2004/10/20 09:24:40; author: swift; state: Exp; lines: +21 -5 > #67897 - Use video for 2.6 framebuffer > > Was that on purpose or have the updates been 'forgotten'?
Those were introduced by Chris Gianelloni: Quote: """ s/you have to add a vga- or video-statement to your bootloader configuration file if you require framebuffer. The former is for 2.4 kernels while you should use the latter for 2.6 kernels./you have to add a vga-statement to your bootloader configuration file if you wish to use framebuffer./ s/For the video-statement, a simplified syntax is used. Most of the time it's sufficient to use video=vesafb./If you are using a 2.6 kernel and chose to use vesafb-tng, then you will use a video-statement instead. The video statement is defined by WxH-D <at> Hz, or 1024x768-16 <at> 60./ Perhaps another table could be added for this, I'm not sure. That's totally up to you guys. It should be noted that the vesafb-tng stuff is only in the gentoo-dev-sources kernel and only in kernel >=2.6.8 at that. """ Wkr, Sven Vermeulen -- Documentation & PR project leader The Gentoo Project <<< >>>