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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test 2 & matroxfb or orinoco wifi card
On 29 Jul 03 at 23:31, Jan Huijsmans wrote:
> On 29-Jul-2003 Petr Vandrovec wrote:
> > On 29 Jul 03 at 22:35, Jan Huijsmans wrote:
> >> After digging a bit in the archives I couldn't find the solution to my
> >> problem, so I'm asking you guys.
> > It is bug in matroxfb. I sent patch to Linus already, but it did not found
> > its way through his email filters yet. I'll try again...
>
> Hmmm, I found the patch, but that didn't help. (I suspect you're talking about
> the matroxfb-2.5.72 patch mentioned on the list)

No, I was talking about URL I gave you - matroxfb-novt.gz.

matroxfb-2.5.72 does completely different things, and in your headless
and keyboardless situation it can make situation only worse.

> I found the keyboard setting, after which the VT support came available. Wierd
> that I didn't find it myself, as my laptop has no problems with 2.6 (accept
> that I need to recompile the pcmcia package) and it's not using a framebuffer.

I do not believe that you are using your laptop without keyboard and you
did not notice it yet.
Petr


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