Re: CLgen driver and video modes
On Sun, Aug 01, 2004 at 08:46:19AM -0500, Lance Tagliapietra wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 01, 2004 at 02:18:30PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On Fri, 30 Jul 2004, Lance Tagliapietra wrote:
> > > I'm trying to use some of the higher resolution video modes of the
> > > clgen driver on my EGS Spectrum video card on my A2000. I'm entering
> > > the command:
> > >
> > > "video:clgen:monitorcap:50;100;30;54,mode:med"
> > >
> > > on the Amiboot command line (which does show up in dmesg)
> > > but it still seems to come up in the 640x480 instead of 800x600
> > > according to the documentation I have seen (clgen.txt, included
> > > with the Debian m68k distribution).
> > >
> > > I have read from a WWW search that this functionality may have been
> > > disabled in later kernels, and that there may be a patch out there
> > > to put this feature back in. Does anyone have this, or suggestions
> > > for getting higher resolution?
> > Which kernel are you using?
> I am using 2.4.26 compiled from the latest m68k cvs sources from the
> -rm68k-2_4 branch. It does not seem that this has been updated to
> 2.4.27 yet, as I just updated and re-compiled this past Thursday.
> > I see no mode named `med' in the 2.4.27-rc4 sources. Please try `800x600'
> > instead.
> Thanks for the tip, I'll try it and report back to the group. It
> looks like some work will be needed on the clgen.txt then to describe
> the change in the mode names.
OK, I tried it out, and 800x600 for the mode name did work on the
console. Now to get X to work with the higher resolution.
I have not tried out any higher resolution modes yet, but I assume the
other one would be called 1024x768 (I'll check the clgen.c, no need to