Re: HELP - Thinkpad380ED XF86config
On Monday 19 February 2001 07:09, Jan Hearthstone wrote:
> I am very sorry for my being so challenged, - but I
> like the philosophy of Debian, and therefore I want to
> learn Debian rather than other distributions, or OS's.
> What values do I put in xf86config for ThinkPad380ED
> (I have Debian2.2 - "potato")?
> What books should someone like me (a complete
> tyro)read to start having some clues? (What's a
> kernel?, etc.)
I have configured some 380XD machines which are very similar to your machine.
I compiled a kernel with VESA frame-buffer support and put "vga=788" in
/etc/lilo.conf and then configured X to use the frame-buffer device at
800x600x16bpp. The same method should work for you, it's easy to setup, and
for most tasks it's as fast as any other X server.
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