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Re: resolution on console with IPX/CGsix

On Mon, Aug 21, 2000 at 08:48:32PM +0200, Taco IJsselmuiden wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have asks this about a month ago, but couldn't get it done then, so
> maybe someone's got a good idea ;)))
> I'm trying to change the resolution on my IPX with a CGsix to something
> rediculous (like 640x480 or, actualy about 40 columns and 15 rows on a 
> 19" monitor...) to be able to read it from 4-5 meters distance... (don't
> ask why ;)) )
> I know that i have to use fbset(8), but even with all the docs available,
> the only thing fbset says when trying is (and i quote ;) )
> 'ioctl FBIOPUT_VSCREENINFO: Invalid argument'
> I was told to try and use a mode which the X-server uses, because they are
> compatible, but I can't figure out which mode X is using ;((
> Someone can help me out ??

You'll need to use the fbset(8) command to change the resolution. Also
check /etc/fb.modes.


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