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tommytomthms5 07-10-2008 03:31 PM

fbset doesnt change anything and breaks console
 
**FIXED SEE POST #3**


i run as root:

Code:

fbset -a 800x600-60
it makes by screen go black!!! so i hit ctrl+alt+f# login and try:

Code:

fbset -i

and it didnt change anything!!!! im getting pissed!!!



btw my goal is to run fbxine but it gives me crap about

Code:

DirectFB Core: could not initialize 'system' core!
so a google search said to screw with fbset....

.....help.....me.....please................!!!

phantom_cyph 07-12-2008 12:10 AM

Are you trying to change the resolution? (I just did a google search on your command and only got three pages, 2 of which were foreign languages). I've only ever used fbset to change a background...as in "fbsetbg -f /path/to/image".

Sorry if I got the wrong idea.

tommytomthms5 07-12-2008 01:15 AM

i got it but no i was wanting to change settings for fbxine to play movies in the console without x server running

Code:


fbset -a -xres 1024 -vxres 1024 -yres 768 -vyres 768 -depth 32 -match -accel true -hsync high -vsync high

that did it but it eats resources like candy!!!


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