Appendix C. INSTALLING A FRAMEBUFFER DEVICE DRIVER

The Laddie CD was designed to work with as many video cards as possible. To accomplish this, it defaults to a framebuffer device driver for a widely adopted video standard and configures it for a low-resolution display with only eight bits per pixel. If this driver fails, the system then attempts to find a hardware-specific driver for your video card and loads that driver with its default configuration. This approach will provide a minimal, working framebuffer for most systems. However, if you would like to take better advantage of your particular hardware, you will need to take some additional steps.

In this appendix, we will cover the following topics:

  • Finding framebuffer device drivers for your ...

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