[LinuxBIOS] 2 VGA devices

Li-Ta Lo ollie at lanl.gov
Tue Nov 28 23:19:56 CET 2006

On Tue, 2006-11-28 at 15:58 -0500, Tom Sylla wrote:
> We are working on getting LB going on a platform with 2 VGA devices.
> One is an "on-board" ATI ES1000, meaning it is soldered down, without
> a ROM attached to it (it is usually built into the platform BIOS
> image).
> The second VGA device is a plug in PCI card (XGI Z9S).
> The PCI slot is on the same bus as the "on-board" graphics controller.
> We would like to use the plug-in card as the VGA interface.
> We tried the "off" option (in Config.lb) for the on-board PCI device,
> but it still tries to load it as the VGA console (it does not work,
> since there is no ROM).
> We want the plugin card's option ROM to be run, and the "on-board"
> controller should not be used. What is the correct way to achive what
> we want? Basically, a way to hide the ATI controller would be
> sufficient.
> Thanks

Did you listed both of them in the Config.lb?


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