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A more complete VGA Resolutions list for GRUB and LILO.

Posted 05-31-2009 at 10:18 PM by lifeforce4
Updated 06-01-2009 at 12:28 AM by lifeforce4 (Updating The List)
Tags grub, lilo, vga

This is what I have figured out so far if you know the codes for the settings where there are question marks(?) please PM me and I will update this list. Hopefully someone fines it and feels its useful. I always wondered about it with my computers being setup with GRUB's VGA modes.


Width-Height-Depth	VGA Codes	HEX Codes
80x25 (TEXT)		3840		0F00
80x50 (TEXT)		3841		0F01
80x43 (TEXT)		3842		0F02
80x28 (TEXT)		3843		0F03
80x30 (TEXT)
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NetBSD 5.0 on a Sony Vaio PCG-GRZ530

Posted 05-31-2009 at 07:25 PM by Mr-Bisquit

It works some. Still shutting down. Rebuilding with a lot of help from the community.
Yeah, it's for hacking and cracking. I picked the BSD's for this project and NetBSD in particular for the following reasons:

Windows has no security. I did a bit of c:\path\ and d:\path hacking, cross site scripting, embedded hacks, css hacks, java hacks. These work great which is scary.

Linux works but acpi has to be defined, apic, noapic, etc all have to be loaded. Newer distributions...
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Can't relax

Posted 05-30-2009 at 05:10 PM by uinseann

I have been tiling the kitchen; all day, and after a shower I thought I would sit at the computer for awhile ... surf the net then watch a DVD, because I've no energy left ... drained, just a husk, you could knock me down with a tea bag! But there's a problem; there's a spider living under the central heating pump! I cannot stand the things, and this one is about 2 inch from stem to stern.

I saw him or her, last night, but before I could get a big jar over him (well I don't like...
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Mac facbook problem login

Posted 05-30-2009 at 12:10 PM by smile1work

Originally Posted by Wally68 View Post
I fixed my iBook by putting a debian cd in the drive and holding the c key after rebooting. That fixed all my issues with macOS.
What is DEBIAN CD? how can I get it?
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how to install gtkmm from source

Posted 05-30-2009 at 01:34 AM by cnhappy

Originally Posted by lazlow View Post
Start by grabing the src.rpm from the repo. It will contain the spec file and the patches needed to get it done. The two main gtkmm packages for Centos are gtkmm2 and gtkmm24.

Is there a particular reason you want to install it from source? On rpm based systems compiling from source is normally done only as a last resort. Doing so creates issues with package management (as well as a host of other things).

thank you very much .I want to install the latest version...
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