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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.14.4 [intelfb problem]
    Sebastian Kaergel wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > after installing 2.6.14.4 I'm no longer able to use my intelfb-console.
    >
    > .config is exactly the same as with 2.6.14.3, but 2.6.14.4 doesn't
    > switch to fb at all. Just the normal console appears.
    >
    > dmesg output:
    > <snip>
    > intelfb: Video mode must be programmed at boot time.
    > <snip>

    This means that the BIOS was unable to switch the adapter to graphics mode
    with...

    >
    > lilo.conf:
    > vga=791

    ...this parameter.

    Sometimes, this is just a problem with the bootloader not recognizing
    the option parameters.

    > image=/boot/2.6.14.4-3
    > append="video=intelfb"

    'cat /proc/cmdline' should confirm if your options where actually passed
    unchanged to the kernel.

    Tony
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