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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [PATCH] fbdev: don't allow to set a video mode via vga= if FB doesn't support it
From: Michal Januszewski <spock@gentoo.org>
> Currently, it is possible to set a VESA graphics mode at boot time
> via the vga= parameter even when no framebuffer driver supporting
> this is configured. This could lead to the system booting with a
> black screen, without a usable console.
>
This looks pretty much the same as what I requested some time ago:

http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8062

Would need to check -mm archives for the actual patch.

Don't remember why it did not make it to mainline...

Bruno


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