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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/nvidia-guide.xml,v 1.44 2007/11/15 20:22:55 nightmorph Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/nvidia-guide.xml,v 1.45 2008/03/06 08:50:03 nightmorph Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/nvidia-guide.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/nvidia-guide.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux nVidia Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux nVidia Guide</title>
7 7
26 26
27<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 27<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
28<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 28<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
29<license/> 29<license/>
30 30
31<version>1.35</version> 31<version>1.36</version>
32<date>2007-11-15</date> 32<date>2008-03-06</date>
33 33
34<chapter> 34<chapter>
35<title>Introduction</title> 35<title>Introduction</title>
36<section> 36<section>
37<body> 37<body>
163&lt; &gt; nVidia Framebuffer Support 163&lt; &gt; nVidia Framebuffer Support
164&lt; &gt; nVidia Riva support 164&lt; &gt; nVidia Riva support
165</pre> 165</pre>
166 166
167<p> 167<p>
168A good framebuffer alternative is <c>VESA</c>: 168A framebuffer alternative is <c>VESA</c>:
169</p> 169</p>
170 170
171<pre caption="Enable VESA support"> 171<pre caption="Enable VESA support">
172Device Drivers ---&gt; 172Device Drivers ---&gt;
173Graphics Support ---&gt; 173Graphics Support ---&gt;
174[*] VESA VGA graphics support
178Or, you may want to try <c>uvesafb</c>, an <uri
180framebuffer</uri>. Note that you can choose to compile it into your kernel, or
181as a module. The following example compiles uvesafb into the kernel.
184<pre caption="Enable uvesafb support">
185Device Drivers ---&gt;
186Graphics Support ---&gt;
174&lt;*&gt; VESA VGA graphics support 187&lt;*&gt; Userspace VESA VGA graphics support
175</pre> 188</pre>
176 189
178Then, under "VESA driver type" select either <c>vesafb</c> or
179<c>vesafb-tng</c>. If you are using an AMD64 processor, you should select
180<c>vesafb</c> rather than <c>vesafb-tng</c>:
181</p> 190<p>
182 191For more information, you can look up the documentation for your chosen
183<pre caption="Select framebuffer type">
184(X) vesafb
185( ) vesafb-tng
189For more information, you can read up
190<path>/usr/src/linux/Documentation/fb/vesafb.txt</path> if you are using
191<c>vesafb</c> or look for your framebuffer documentation under
192<path>/usr/src/linux/Documentation/fb/</path>. 192framebuffer in <path>/usr/src/linux/Documentation/fb/</path>.
193</p> 193</p>
194 194
195</body> 195</body>
196</section> 196</section>
197<section> 197<section>

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