powerpc 440 monitor program

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Fri Oct 19 13:49:04 EST 2007

On Fri, Oct 19, 2007 at 11:32:33AM +0800, Bai Shuwei wrote:
> all,
>     hi, when I boot my system, there are no output on the screen.
> I choice the framebuffer and my monitor card is ATI PAGE 128 PCI, qt/e GUI.
> When i compile the kernel, the boot logo and aty 128fb has be compiled into
> kernel patched with videoboot, and x86emu. The video parameters set:
>      video=aty128fb:640x480-16 at 7.
>     The kenel can recognize the monitor card, and the frame buffer device
> has run.
> The output showed below:
>     videoboot: Booting PCI video card bus 0, function 0, device 6
>    aty128fb: Found Intel x86 BIOS ROM Image
>    aty128fb: Rage128 BIOS located
>    aty128fb: Rage128 RK PCI [chip rev 0x2] 32M 64-bit SDR SGRAM (2:1)
>    fb0: ATY Rage128 frame buffer device on Rage128 RK PCI
> My problem is there is no output on the monitor,and cannot see the penguin
> boot logo.

Uh.. most 440 systems use a serial console.  It ought in theory to be
possible to use a framebuffer instead, but it wouldn't surprise me if
rather a lot of debugging was necessary.

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