Re: Virgin Newbie: Need help getting X working on 712/80
On Tue, 25 Jun 2002, SANFORD,MARK (Non-HP-USA,ex1) wrote:
> I'm so new to to Linux it is silly. I'm reading everything I can get my
> hands on. I can't get X to work on my HP 712/80.
> From previous messages read, I figure I must have to use the framebuffer
> stuff...but HOW?
First configure the size and colour depth of your frame buffer, from the HP's
boot menu, then write number those down. Boot Debian. Once you're on console,
configure X to use the frame buffer device, at the EXACT SAME screen size and
colour depths. Remember to also match your monitor settings to those.
Martin-Éric Racine, Espoo, Finland.
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