VESA option in 6.3?
Johan at double-l.nl
Thu Feb 7 15:25:04 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
>>> 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?
>Sure, here it is (it is a bit verbose, since I have not deleted stuff):
># UPHEAVAL kernconf, based on GENERIC 6.2
You are using amd64 now, there is no option VESA support for amd64.
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