Gutsy Gibbon poses problems unknown to Feisty Fawn
T.Six at gmx.de
Sun Nov 4 14:29:45 UTC 2007
Gerald Dachs wrote the following on 04.11.2007 14:03
> Am Sun, 4 Nov 2007 09:52:37 -0200
> schrieb Felipe Figueiredo <philsf79 at gmail.com>:
>> A Saturday 03 November 2007 21:09:07, Gerald Dachs escreveu:
>>> Am Sat, 03 Nov 2007 20:59:31 +0100
>>> schrieb Alain Muls <alain.muls at telenet.be>:
>>>> I upgraded to Gutsy but I have some problems:
>>>> - my vt can no longer be sat to vga=791. If I do that, there is
>>>> no display until gdm gets its X-display. If I want to switch to
>>>> vtx using Ctrl-ALt-x, than I have a blinking cursor in the upper
>>>> left screen and no login displayed
>>> Yes, I noticed it too, it seems framebuffer support is broken.
>>> Maybe it is chipset specific, mine is a Intel 845G.
>> I confirm the same problem with a nvidia 7300.
> So it is not chip set specific. I have no time to dig deeper into it,
> but I think that the frame buffer modules didn't make it into the
> initrd, or there is no udev rule for loading them. Assuming that
> udev is used inside the initrd for loading modules. I don't know
> whether it could work to load the frame buffer modules manually and
> then update the initrd. In other distributions I know, the currently
> loaded modules are copied into the initrd. Anyone who want to give
> this a try?
$ cat /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-framebuffer
# Framebuffer drivers are generally buggy and poorly-supported, and cause
# suspend failures, kernel panics and general mayhem. For this reason we
# never load them automatically.
but even with un-blacklisting the FB doesn´t work (when i tested it)
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