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Re: Can't use VGA output with xen Dom0?

On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 06:26:43PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > I needed connecting VGA output of a laptop to a VGA monitor. This worked
> > fine with NetBSD 7.0. However with xen kernel nothing showed up on the VGA
> > monitor.
> did it show up at boot, or when starting X11 ?

In between the two i.e. when 7.0 switches the graphics mode during boot.
(This wasn't so in 6.x).

> > Are there any settings, boot options, kernel options or minor source
> > changes that I can do to get VGA enabled?
> Unfortunably, if the BIOS doesn't enable it at boot, there's no way to
> do it later with Xen at this time.

You are right. It's not enabled by BIOS.

Thanks for a clear answer.


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