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Re: Corel Setup Design Proposal

On Fri, 7 May 1999, Andreas Jellinghaus wrote:

> > I think this is a very difficult point, how do you plan to solve this, choose
> > the right Xserver and XF86Config file for the users system ? Or do you plan
> > to use the fbdev server ? i think not yet all graphic cards have video
> > servers ...
> pretty easy: every recent graphic card is pci or agp, so it's detected as 
> pci device and listed in the /proc file...

>From what I understand, this would only give you the video card.  The
other half (and the more painful part in my opinion) is the monitor.  Is
there some way to auto-detect a monitor, or is this a lowest common
denominator problem (i.e. small resolution and refresh)?  

Just adding a few more cents to the bucket,

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