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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 <>
> 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:

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

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


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