Thanks for looking at that.

It takes a while to compile a kernel on this machine, but I will try this patch and report.
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Eric
-------------- Original message ----------------------
From: Krzysztof Helt
> On Thu, 10 Jul 2008 06:51:49 +0400
> Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 07:41:08PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > On Thu, 26 Jun 2008 20:04:56 +0000 kelk1@comcast.net (Quel Qun) wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > The system boots fine with 2.6.26-0.rc3.1mnb (Mandriva Cooker), but since

> rc4, I see a few squares of color, then a black screen and the console never
> comes back. This is independent of the resolution chosen when using vga=ask. The
> machine does boot and I can start X if I log in blindly. Only the F1 to F6
> consoles are gone.
> > > >

>
> Please try the patch below if it helps:
>
> --- linux-2.6.26/drivers/video/vesafb.c 2008-07-13 23:51:29.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux-mm/drivers/video/vesafb.c 2008-07-19 17:56:51.774318414 +0200
> @@ -247,7 +247,8 @@ static int __init vesafb_probe(struct pl
> /* size_total -- all video memory we have. Used for mtrr
> * entries, ressource allocation and bounds
> * checking. */
> - size_total = screen_info.lfb_size * 65536;
> + size_total = screen_info.lfb_linelength * screen_info.lfb_height *
> + screen_info.pages;
> if (vram_total)
> size_total = vram_total * 1024 * 1024;
> if (size_total < size_vmode)
>
> Regards,
> Krzysztof
>
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