[mythtv-users] Solution to FC 3 and ivtv-fb system hang

David Smith rdsmith at pobox.com
Fri Dec 17 01:15:56 UTC 2004

At 07:02 PM 12/16/2004, you wrote:
>Ok, after beating on this for a couple of days I think I'm on to something.
>Like many others I've gotten stuck loading ivtv-fb ( Jarod's guide) 
>without hanging the console.
>Basically, I got rid of the rhgb boot option in /boot/grub/grub.conf and 
>added vesa=792 (1024x768 16m).
>Now, I can load and UNLOAD ivtv and ivtv-fb at will. WooHooo!
>The vesa option forces /dev/fb0 to the console framebuffer and my 350 to 
>What I don't understand and I hope someone can explain is.  Why is it that 
>the rhgb option implies a console frambuffer will be used does it not get 
>assigned to fb0?
>Anyway, thought I'd share... Off to play...
>Comments appreciated.
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That's vga=792 not vesa, BTW 

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