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

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Wed Jan 19 04:16:48 CST 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-18 at 17:23 -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 01:11:15AM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > 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.

No - there's no argument passed to the kernel to switch the video mode,
and vesafb isn't able to do it itself.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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