new patch for kernel

Tomasz Kłoczko kloczek at
Mon Feb 19 15:12:42 CET 2001

On Mon, 19 Feb 2001, Jacek Konieczny wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 19, 2001 at 02:11:13PM +0100, Tomasz Kłoczko wrote:
> > BTW. Anyone found some information how to use FB if was kompiled to module
> > ?
> modprobe the_module
> But this won't fork for VesaFB, as Vesa videomode can be only initialised
> on startup (before the kernel enters protected mode). 

Know You why and/or is it bug or facture in current VesaFB code ?

> So the VesaFB and all modules needed by it must be compiled into kernel 
> (now some parts are compiled as modules, so when vesa mode is enabled in
> lilo.conf kernel won't start!). Other frame-buffer drivers can (and IMHO should)
> be compiled as modules (but you won't get boot logo on those frame-buffers).

I have also problems with initialize FB from module on sparc console :>

*Ludzie nie mają problemów, tylko sobie sami je stwarzają*
Tomasz Kłoczko, sys adm|*e-mail: kloczek at*

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