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    SubjectRe: Linux [intelfb problem]
    Sebastian Kaergel wrote:
    > Hi,
    > after installing I'm no longer able to use my intelfb-console.
    > .config is exactly the same as with, but 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

    > lilo.conf:
    > vga=791

    ...this parameter.

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

    > image=/boot/
    > append="video=intelfb"

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

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