Frame buffer console mode

Terry Chan tpchan at
Thu Oct 23 11:08:41 GMT 2003

Well is your kernel configured for the VESA framebuffer ?  Because that is
what you are using when you pass "vga=0x31A" to the kernel.

Terry Chan
On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 05:27:14PM +0200, Thomas Andersson wrote:
> Hello,
> When i try to use the frambuffer option i get only a black screen.
> System: 
>  CPU: P4HT 3GHz
>  Chipset: Intel 875
>  Video GeForce FX 5800
> Kernel option vga=0x31A
> I used to run a GF-2 card on an AMD Athlon without any problems before.
> It works great in X, though.
> Any known kernel bugs ?
> BlueScreeN.

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