[rescue] FW: Voyager framebuffer?

Ian King IanK at vulcan.com
Wed Oct 27 15:51:45 CDT 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom "spot" Callaway [mailto:tcallawa at redhat.com]
> Sent: Friday, October 15, 2010 1:48 PM
> To: The Rescue List
> Cc: Ian King
> Subject: Re: [rescue] FW: Voyager framebuffer?
> On 10/15/2010 01:49 PM, Ian King wrote:
> > Actually, that's what I found when I finally opened the device (not
> too hard
> > if you have the Service Manual, which can be found online in PDF).
> The
> > machine has a color framebuffer but a monochrome screen.  I'm amazed
> it worked
> > at all, but it seems even stranger that OpenBoot seems to have
> created a new
> > name to describe it!
> Truly odd, thanks for sharing the discovery.

FYI: as I was putting the machine back together I temporarily installed the
defective color panel (missing the backlight) and, with a bright flashlight,
verified that the boot process was detecting that as cgsix.

-- Ian

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