vga16fb display size problems (Re: Live CD X autoconfiguration)

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Tue Jan 18 19:23:08 CST 2005

On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 01:11:15AM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> On Tue, 2005-01-18 at 12:27 -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > According to Colin, there is currently no reliable way around this.  On some
> > systems, it seems to just get it wrong, and a boot parameter is needed to
> > work around the problem.
> I think it's probably worth considering whether the installer should
> attempt vesafb by default, and only fall back to vga16fb if that fails.

I thought that was exactly what it did already.

 - mdz

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