[ubuntu-us-in] a forced framebuffer in Lucid

Robert Freeman-Day presgas at gmail.com
Fri Apr 2 21:15:16 BST 2010


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Michael Schultheiss wrote:
> Michael Schultheiss wrote:
>> I seem to recall reading that recent kernels (or maybe it's grub2) have
>> a different manner of disabling the framebuffer than nofb or vga=normal.
>> I'm searching around and will post back to the list when I find the
>> webpages I found before.
> 
> It's apparently grub2 that's changed and things like nofb and vga=normal
> are deprecated.
> 
> http://harrison3001.blogspot.com/2009/09/grub-2-graphical-boot-tips-to-set.html
> talks about how to set the resolution with grub2.
> http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=41881 mentions setting
> GRUB_TERMINAL=console in /etc/default/grub to disable the framebuffer
> entirely.
> 
> I'm not running Lucid at the moment but plan on upgrading soon.
> 
Good catch!  I was looking at that as well, but chasing it from the
upstart config files.
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