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    SubjectRe: fbcon vs. text console
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    > I still don't understand why I can't do runtime-switch between
    > fbcon and text-console. I can switch between text-con and X,
    > can't I? What makes this different?

    You can do such a switch if your console modules support it. You can't do
    it with vesafb as the last change you have in vesafb to switch mode is
    before the kernel enters protected mode

    Alan


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