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Re: booting into fb and X - new behavior



On Sun, 2008-01-20 at 06:16 -0800, Steven I Usdansky wrote:
> Once upon a time, in the days of xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.3.0.0-420.fc8,
> I could boot my desktop machine into the framebuffer in runlevel 3
> (kernel param vga=792), and then start X with an /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> file that included the section:
> 
> Section "Device"
> 	Identifier  "Videocard0"
> 	Driver      "intel"
> EndSection
> 
> After updating to xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.4.99.1-0.18.20080107.fc9, I
> must alter my xorg.conf file to use the framebuffer driver. Intended
> behavior?

Could you clarify this a bit?

The intel driver _should_ work regardless of the vga= parameter.  Are
you saying that it no longer does, and that you have to use fbdev
instead of intel?

- ajax


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