Stock 2.4.10 kernel on RS6K 7248

hollis at hollis at
Wed Sep 26 23:24:55 EST 2001

On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 11:59:43PM -0500, Robert E Brose II wrote:
> 1) When booting the 2.4.10 kernel as opposed to the 2.2.18 kernel, the
> virtual consoles have the character and attribute REVERSED so there is
> junk on the screen when one first switches. Subsequent characters
> displayed work properly however. 2.4.10 is using the VGA console
> driver in this case because the frame buffer driver wasn't
> compiled in.

This problem has been fixed in a large video driver patch that Geert posted a
month or two ago.

> 2) A little more problematic, I'd like to run X on this (it IS a
> workstation).

I don't know... isn't it a requirement that you can run X before you can call
it a workstation? ;)

At any rate, I don't think anyone except you has tried to hack 2.2's e15fb
into 2.4...


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