Subject: Re: matrox/axp - which kernel?
From: Ken Crandall (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Sep 20 1999 - 11:56:38 PDT
On Mon, 20 Sep 1999, Eric Jones wrote:
When building your kernel, are you doing a 'make oldconfig' first? This
preserves as much of the running kernel configuration as possible in the
tree you're working in. From here, you should just be able to do a 'make
[x|menu]config' and just add-in matroxfb statically. Then it becomes the
only change to your kernel and eliminates a great deal of other variables.
> I recently aquired a matrox mystique card and I've been trying to get it
> to work on my machine with framebuffers. I've tried it with 2.2.12, I get
> a clean compile, but trying things like "boot sda3:vmlinux.gz
> root=/dev/sda3 video=matrox:vesa:0x108" corrupts the screen badly. I've
> tried 0x10c as well - the video is off-color and squishy. My question is,
> which kernel seems to work best with this? What is everyone else running?
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