I have the following entry in my lilo.conf
If I run lilo everything looks fine, but upon reboot the kernel does
not boot into fb mode. If I type "linux vga=791" at the lilo promt
it works fine.
This is very important to me since my vga card won't work otherwise.
And having to type "linux vga=791" at every boot is a pain.
Maybe this is also related to #50695.
I've never had append="vga=foo" work for me in lilo.conf, always using just
If the vga= option works instead of the append usage method, then I'm going to
close this out. I don't think the vga= option was ever supposed to work in an
append= line by my reading of the lilo docs.
Sorry, I messed up.