Re: questions about toshiba tecra 8100
Pugh Mike ML wrote:
> <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
> content yet!>
> 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.
> > www.probo.com/timr/savagemx.html
> > Steve
> > 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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