stanb at panix.com
Sun Oct 30 19:34:14 UTC 2005
On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 07:35:42PM +0100, Goran Ristic wrote:
> Hi stan!
> On Sun, 30 Oct 2005, stan wrote:
> >I installed fbi, and it complains when I try to run it.
> >Now that I think about it I recognize that I don't see
> >the penguin when my ubuntu machine boots. Does ubuntu not
> >use a frame buffer kernel? If so, do I need to compile
> >one to be able to use framebuffer?
> It does, but there is no penguin-logo shown (it can be disabled, and
> on Ubuntu it is...)
> If you want framebuffer, just edit your $BOOTLOADER.
> For grub simply add vga=<YourMode> to the config (or the bootprompt).
> You can apt-get install hwinfo to see which modes are supported by
> your card.
Thanks, I'll be editing Grubs config shortly anyway, see sepearte mail.
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