Re: 2.6.0-test1-ac1 Matrox Compile Error

From: James Simmons (
Date: Thu Jul 17 2003 - 12:37:20 EST

> > Strange that CONFIG_VT would get set to no. Another huge issue is that
> > people are configuring several framebuffer drivers to run the same piece
> > of hardware.
> A number of people seem to be seeing regressions with vesafb too.
> Configs that worked with 2.4 give a blank screen, and lock up under 2.5
> I believe vga=791 was one such option.

They are forgetting to set CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE.

   I have had VESA compiled without framebuffer console but with mdacon
instead. If they would log in a do a cat /dev/urandom > /dev/fb0 they
would see that the VESA fbdev driver is functional.

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