#9318 NORM 1.5-ATe: Via framebuffer failure on 1.5

Chris Ball cjb at laptop.org
Fri May 29 04:55:18 EDT 2009


   > Why is viafb trying to allocate 268 MB of memory ?  That seems
   > like a lot for a simple fb driver..

Answer:  Because the BIOS told it to.
Question #2:  What happens if you change the framebuffer size in the
BIOS to 32M?
Answer #2:  It works.  :)

There's some sort of corruption in the logo, but that might just be an
incorrectly-set depth; I haven't tried specifying a mode yet.

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at laptop.org>

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