actually i tried video=intelfb:mode=1024x768-16@75 instead and it didn't work for me.

----- Original Message ----
From: Dennis Munsie <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2006 5:47:16 PM
Subject: Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] intelfb driver on 945GM chipset

try putting this in instead:


that should force it to use the intelfb driver at your desired  


On Dec 27, 2006, at 9:23 AM, rami jiossy wrote:

> Hi;
> OS: Linux-2.6.19
> I am trying to boot to console with intelfb driver.
> my problem is that i don't get the video mode 1024x768 when booting.
> according to intelfb documentation in this case i need to add the  
> vga=[791,...] in ther kernel boot option. and it indeed get me the  
> right resolution but it is vesafb and not intelfb :(
> vesafb is being loaded prior to to intelfb and it causes intelfb to  
> fail on reseving fb region as i see in dmesg.
> on the other hand, when i compile the kernel without vesafb, then i  
> don't get the required resolution at all.
> what should i do to fix it?
> any help would be appreciated.
> thanks
> Rami

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