Re: PROBLEM: frame-buffer doesn't work on HP Vectra with Ma

From: Petr Vandrovec (
Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 07:03:56 EST

On 27 Feb 01 at 12:41, Dmitry B. Tsvetkov wrote:
> Description: after switching to VGA mode all messages appeared like
> dots and lines over HP Bios logo screen, only penguin logo looks
> normal (on previous 2.4.0 and 2.4.1 kernels it was shown using wrong
> colors or unvisible, but all fonts was shown normally).
> Computers: HP Vectra VE6 series 8, Matrox G100
> HP Vectra VLi 8, Matrox G200

Are you sure you did not enable vesafb + matroxfb or vga16fb + matroxfb
together? Boot Linux, and then post contents of /proc/fb to us.
If it contains anything else than '0 MATROX VGA', you misconfigured
your kernel.
                                            Petr Vandrovec
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