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SubjectRe: [3/3] 2.6.21-rc6: known regressions
On Sat, 2007-04-14 at 02:38 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> This email lists some known regressions in Linus' tree compared to 2.6.20.
> If you find your name in the Cc header, you are either submitter of one
> of the bugs, maintainer of an affectected subsystem or driver, a patch
> of you caused a breakage or I'm considering you in any other way
> possibly involved with one or more of these issues.
> Due to the huge amount of recipients, please trim the Cc when answering.
> Subject : resume from RAM corrupts vesafb console
> References :
> Submitter : Marcus Better <>
> Handled-By : Pavel Machek <>
> Status : problem is being debugged
Hi Marcus,

A screen with blinking green blocks implies that your display is in text
mode, not in graphics mode. I don't know what options you are using,
but have you tried using:


If the above does not work, also try


If it is still not working, you can add this to your suspend script:

vbetool vbemode set <VESA mode ID>

where VESA mode ID = "vga=" value - 512 (0x200)


PS: If your BIOS setup has an option to re-POST the graphics card on
resume, that is a big help.


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