Re: xorg video modes question
I am running Debian 6.0 on a Sun Ultra 5 with a Sun 7205a LCD. The
video mode defaults to 800x600 which is causing problems with the
openbox window manager. The video mode probably needs to be set to
1280x1024 but I have been unable to determine how to do this. There is
no longer an xorg command to run with -configure to give an xorg.conf
file to edit and I have not been able to generate one that X will
accept. I know the major timing numbers for the LCD but do not know
what to use for "Video Card". What should I do to change the video mode?
I can't speak for an Ultra-5 (or -10 etc.) but for U60 or -80 with
Creator-3D cards I do something like this
" /SUNW,ffb@1d,0:r1280x1024x76" select-dev boot
(note carefully the quote and space) in boot-command and this
in output-device (both done with OP's setenv etc.). I can't remember
whence I got these, they might not apply directly to your hardware but
they are likely to be a good starting point. The only reason I've had to
fiddle with xorg.conf recently was to add Xinerama support.
Your mileage may vary.
Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk
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