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Offline anu_k

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enabling framebuffer in Linux
« on: January 22, 2009, 04:54:45 AM »
i tried to enable framebuffer inorder to install directfb,following the steps given in the webpage
 http://web.njit.edu/all_topics/Prog_Lang_Docs/html/qt/emb-framebuffer-howto.html


but got the kernelpanic error sayg

"kernel panic-not syncing:attempted to killinit!"

what should be done

Offline Ricky

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Re: enabling framebuffer in Linux
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2009, 09:38:51 AM »
The link you gave deals with LILO in the end. Most probably you do not have LILO as GRUB is standard now.

I assume you have know how of kernel recompiling. You need to append proper info to grub.
See this quick how to :
http://ruslug.rutgers.edu/~mcgrof/HOWTOS/framebuffer/framebuffer.php





For detailed info on framebuffer:
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Framebuffer-HOWTO.html#toc19