Console on frame buffer for mpc823

Wolfgang Grandegger wolfgang.grandegger at
Wed Aug 6 20:55:17 EST 2003


try booting with the Linux boot argument:


Good luck.


>-- Original Message --
>Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2003 10:40:31 +0200
>From: Jan Damborsky <jan.damborsky at>
>To: linuxppc-dev at
>Subject: Console on frame buffer for mpc823
>  Hello,
>I use custom board with MPC823 and TFT display
>connected directly to TFT processor interface.
>I would like to use display as console on framebuffer
>when booting and running Linux.
>I use Linux distribution from ElinOS (version 2.0),
>kernel 2.4.3 running busybox on it.
>I successfully compiled in kernel support for framebuffer on /dev/fb/0
>(trying command ¨*dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/fb/0 count=100¨* is working
>as expected)
>but console always works on serial channel SMC1.
>How to make kernel use console on /dev/fb/0 ?
>I have attached output of *dmesg *command as well as
>*.config* file.
>                          Thanks in advance, HANYS
>Attachment: dmesg.out
>Attachment: .config


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