[Interest] curiosity killed the cat, or the linuxfb QPA
chgans at gmail.com
Sat Jan 6 23:37:41 CET 2018
On 7 January 2018 at 11:01, René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Curiosity really killed the cat here, or at least my previous Linux uptime. I fired up a demo app with -platform linuxfb just to see. Nothing happened while under my X11 session so I logged in on a virtual console (Ctrl-Alt-F1) and tried again. I had to trigger a reboot remotely to get my screen back.
> Is there any use to this QPA on regular systems or is it only of interest on certain (embedded?) set-ups?
I haven't used linuxfb on PC in a while...
It used to work, but i wouldn't be surprised if systemd is messing up there.
If you're a Linux-savy, you could try to boot your computer with
init=/bin/bash and try again. you might have to setup lot of things
My 2 cents.
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