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Old 08-21-2004, 07:08 PM   #1
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Vesa


I'm stuck using the VESA framebuffer for the X Server because when I try to run it off hardware i keep getting errors like it can't set up the screen or something. The computer is very old (166MHz Pentium with 16MB RAM). My problem is, the resolution on the frame buffer is so low, even after I set it to 1280x1024 in the XF86Config file which i overwrote with the framebuffer one, the windows go way off the screen and i can't even get to critical buttons in the windows. any fixes?
 
Old 08-21-2004, 09:13 PM   #2
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Use a lower resolution. Video cards from that era (unless you recently changed it) typically don't contain too much video ram, so resolutions at that level are out.
 
Old 08-22-2004, 01:45 PM   #3
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even at 800x600 it fails trying to use hardware. there is no way to fix the problem i am having with the framebuffer?
 
Old 08-22-2004, 07:41 PM   #4
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Error log pls.
 
  


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