VESA option in 6.3?

Alphons "Fonz" van Werven a.j.werven at
Thu Feb 7 13:51:19 UTC 2008

Andreas Davour wrote:

> I just tried to compile my kernel with 'options VESA' and 'device vga', 
> according to the instructions from 'man 4 vga'.
> When I did it with 6.2 it worked, but now 'make buildkernel' tells me 
> VESA is an unrecognized option. How come?

I built a kernel with that for 6.3-RELEASE and it works just fine.
That is to say, the kernel builds, installs, boots and runs. But VESA
itself is another story because I still can't change the syscons
resolution with vidcontrol and the screensavers don't work either.

Perhaps you can send me your kernel config file?


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