On Fri, 2 May 2003, C. Brewer wrote:
> Curious about changes in the 2.5 series of kernels. In my 2.4 kernel I can
> pass vga=788 which claims to give me 800x600x16m, which looks right, then
> spouts setting console frame buffer at 100x37, which is desirable for me.
> On my 2.5 series, a can pass the vga=788 and it looks good for half a sec
> till the console frame buffer sets itself 128x48, which ends up with same
> line wraps and scrolling of the bottom. Is there an way to get my 2.4
> behavior in my 2.5 kernel?
Its the edid code. I have had 3 results reported. One is the EDID doesn't
work at all because the edid block is total corrupt. That happened to me.
The second is the EDID gave values for another mode. The last is it did
work. That code still needs alot of work.