vbe info block

Adam Lackorzynski adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Sat Oct 7 13:00:57 CEST 2006


On Fri Oct 06, 2006 at 16:12:16 +0200, Ratko Rudiè wrote:
> The boot process (with dresdens's grub) stops with:
> "Did not found VBE info block in multiboot info.
> Grub has to set the video mode with the vbset command"

What are you trying to boot, con or DOpE?

> vbeprobe in grub returns: 0x109, 0x10a, 0x10b, 0x10c

What type of graphics card is that? Those modes look quite unusual.

> I tried with "vbeset 0x117", "vbeset 0x109" and "vbeset 0x10c" in menu.lst, 
> but get: "Mode 0x117 is not supported"

You get this error message with all three values?

> Then I tried with debian's grub 0.95 but it doesnt recognize "modaddr".

modaddr is an extension which is not available in the upstream version.

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