Which kernel for framebuffering?

Hendricks David W. dwh at lanl.gov
Wed May 5 14:09:00 CEST 2004

Worked nicely :) The keyboard worked at FILO, but did not work after the 
kernel booted. It didn't even show IRQ 1 in /proc/interrupts. Weird, but I 
guess that's another matter. I'm just very, very happy to see Linux boot 
into a console I can see on a real monitor :) 

On Tue, 4 May 2004, YhLu wrote:

> David,
> Please refer to the patch for 2.4.22 and 2.6.5, or you can put that in CVS
> ...
> Also please refer to the matix to see which kernel you want to use.
> Please make sure enable ati xl framebuffer only in kernel config. ( don't
> enable noinit)
> Regards
> YH
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> ·¢¼þÈË: Hendricks David W. [mailto:dwh at lanl.gov] 
> ·¢ËÍʱ¼ä: 2004Äê5ÔÂ4ÈÕ 13:31
> ÊÕ¼þÈË: YhLu
> ³­ËÍ: linuxbios at clustermatic.org
> Ö÷Ìâ: Which kernel for framebuffering?
> We were able to build and boot LinuxBIOS with VGA support for an HDAMA. 
> FILO came up on screen and the keyboard worked, but we've been unable to 
> get Linux framebuffering to work using a 64-bit kernel. We were wondering 
> if there's anything special you had to do to make it work, or any special 
> kernel version or patches we need to use.

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