Bug 10023 - fbset fails to open /dev/fb0
fbset fails to open /dev/fb0
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: fbset (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-03-07 07:03 EST by David Lawrence
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:12 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-03-07 11:09:19 EST
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Description Derek Tattersall 2000-03-07 07:03:49 EST
After enabling framebuffer in lilo, and rebooting, running fbset from the
command line gives an error message of unable to open /dev/fb0.  The
devices are in /dev.  This happens on two SMP machines running rc1.2, one
with an ATI card, one with a matrox card.

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