[SeaBIOS] running vga bios on resume from S3

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Thu Feb 25 05:34:17 CET 2010

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 11:59:26AM +0200, Gleb Natapov wrote:
> Shouldn't we make CONFIG_S3_RESUME_VGA_INIT=1 by default. Otherwise
> console doesn't work on Linux after resume.

As far as I can tell, a real BIOS does not call the video bios on
resume.  As such, enabling that define seems to be working around a
problem in either the video system or Linux.  I fear it will cause
problems in more advanced situations (like device passthrough in

As such, I don't think it should be enabled by default.


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