RE: questions about toshiba tecra 8100
<apologies if this has already been answered on this thread - I'm on a 9600
infrared mobile link, so I haven't had chance to read all the thread's
Were you able to get more than 800x600x16 using FB?
I'm just concious of the fact that the machine has an 8mb 3d card - it seems
a bit weak. Hopefully this is something which should develop in the future?
Many Thanks & Kind Regards,
> From: Stephan[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: 21 June 2000 05:10
> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: questions about toshiba tecra 8100
> To get the framebuffer server, go to xfree86.org and download
> the server (FBdev). Then put that server into your
> /usr/X11R6/bin directory. Next you'll
> need to move your X symlink to that server.
> There is no frame buffer option is xf86config.
> If you are using a Tecra 8100, Tim Roberts has
> just updated his SVGA server to support the
> savage/mx card.
> email@example.com wrote:
> > How did you do to set X using framebuffer?
> > Let´s see:
> > I already have vga=xxx for supporting framebuffer (I don´t remember the
> > mode, but it´s 800X600X16).
> > But I can´t run XF86Setup to set the FBDev server. And I tried with the
> > "text mode config", but I couldn´t find where I should set the server.
> > Can somebody tell me how I should set it?
> > Destinatarios: "A. Demarteau (linux rules!)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > CC: email@example.com (cci: JUAN VICENTE/BANELCO/AR)
> > Asunto: Re: questions about toshiba tecra 8100
> > I am in the middle of setting up a Tecra 8100 right now.
> > The sound and X are in need of tweaking. I can get X using
> > Frame buffering (and adding vga=791 to /etc/lilo.conf). There
> > are some keyboard lock up issues that I have seen potential
> > fixes for, and the keyboard is also a bit sensitive. there is a custom
> > SVGA server you can get from http://www.probo.com/timr/savagemx.html
> > that I have yet to get to work. I believe there is also a driver on
> > www.s3p.co.uk.
> > Oh - you should be using X 3.3.6 (not 4 or 3.3.5).
> > Steve
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