sebastiaan.samyn at pandora
Sep 14, 2004, 1:20 PM
Post #10 of 10
ok, this solves it temporary, but to just stop booting w/fb you have to
edit /etc/lilo.conf. There should be a line saying "vga=<some number>",
change this to "vga=normal".
Again, for grub --> see docs (it is the same parameter on a different spot I
On dinsdag 14 september 2004 14:54, Bruno Lustosa wrote:
On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 08:49:11 -0600, Tony W. <tonywebman [at] telusplanet>
> I have a similar problem in that when I logout of kde I can't get back
> to the console, all I get is a black screen. It's as if the X server is
> not exiting properly. Can you explain how I would disable a framebuffer
> console if indeed you believe this to be the problem?
You can try X with a text console in the following way:
1. boot your machine
2. if you're using lilo, keep "shift" pressed until it stops at the
"LILO: " prompt. if you're using grub, see the docs, I don't use it
and don't know how to pass parameters to the kernel
3. type "linux vga=normal", if your kernel image is named "linux". You
can check this by pressing tab twice
4. this should get you to a text console.
If this doesn't help, I think you might need to recompile the kernel,
disabling the framebuffer.
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