framebuffer driver

Forum: Other Help Topics
Topic: framebuffer driver
started by: tikbalang

Posted by tikbalang on Nov. 29 2008,10:59
how do i install a full framebuffer driver?
Posted by curaga on Nov. 29 2008,11:08
1) Make a remaster with your FB driver included from this tarball:
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This is to make the module available as early as possible

2) boot with video=XXXfb: xres x yres - bpp @ refresh
For example, video=neofb:1024x768-16@75
If you are using a laptop, using video=XXfb is usually enough

This should be enough. In some rare cases, or if you want to avoid the flicker when switching from vga to your res, you'll need to recompile the kernel.

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