[Fedora-xen] Re: [fedora-virt] Re: Dom0 kernels

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Wed Mar 18 09:02:52 UTC 2009

M A Young wrote:
> (with nomodeset I get no text characters during
> boot - only a cursor that moves as invisible characters are presumably
> printed to the screen

known issue with vga text mode (32bit only, 64bit works ok).  vga window
at 0xc0000 isn't mapped correctly.  Workaround: drive the card in gfx
mode.  Either kernel mode setting or vesafb (use something like
vga=gfx-1024x768x16 on the *xen* kernel command line).


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