[parisc-linux] installation problems on RDI Precisionbook

M. Grabert xam@cs.ucc.ie
Mon, 14 Apr 2003 18:45:42 +0100 (IST)

On Mon, 14 Apr 2003, M. Grabert wrote:

> Hi PA,
> I using the net-install CD from EISEE
> (palinux-2.4.20-pa32-20030322-netinst.iso). It boots up (identifies the
> system correctly as a model 9000/778/B160L) and stops/hangs at the
> following line (at least it passes the 'Branching to kernel entry point'
> message):
> [...]
> LED display at f0190001 registered
> Kernel command line: ramdisk_size=8192 root=/dev/ram console=tty0 sti=8/24
>  sti_font=VGA8x16 TERM=linux palo_kernel=0/vmlinux
> Console: colour dummy device 160x64

(this error occurs when the internal LCD monitor (1024x768) is used).

A work-around:

I'm using now an external monitor (1280x1024), and it seems to work now.
However I also want to be able to use the LCD screen of the laptop if
possible ...

Thanks, Max