I’m installing Debian Wheezy (7.0rc1) on a box of mine. For reasons I won’t go into here, I don’t want the framebuffer to be used for the console display during boot (nor afterwards). To avoid this, I added:
/etc/default/grub. And indeed, I get text mode in grub, and for the first couple of seconds when booting. But then, the console switches to that infernal framebuffer! :
[ 4.407402] Console: switching to colour frame buffer device 128x48 [ 4.408544] fb0: nouveaufb frame buffer device
(that’s an excerpt from
I couldn’t find a trace of it anywhere in the
/etc/init.d scripts. I thought maybe it has something to do with kernel modules loading – I didn’t find anything interesting in
So, when/where does this happen? And how can I avoid this switch?
Append the following to the kernel command line:
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