Console on frame buffer for mpc823
wd at denx.de
Wed Aug 6 20:50:31 EST 2003
in message <3F30D5BC.9070400 at devcom.cz> you wrote:
> primarily thank you for your help. But I have not
> been lucky to solve my problem. May be I have
> old kernel version - 2.4.3.
We did most of the framebuffer related work with our 2.4.4 kernel
tree; I don't know if older kernel versions have problems in that
area, but it's easily possible.
> I have set all this CONFIGS_xxx except for CONFIG_CONSOLE_NOBLANK and
> CONFIG_CONSOLE_NOCUR which are not supported in this kernel version.
These are extensions in our kernel tree to avoid a blinking cursor
and the default screen blank which is not what you want on most
> How to test that frame buffer is assigned to text console ?
Do you see the penguin logo when booting?
>  CONFIG_SERIAL_CONSOLE is set - it is hardwired
> to CONFIG_8xx - may be it is problem - isn't it ?
This is OK.
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