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Re: svgalib

> > > Note that you definitely should try to write the mode line manually, because
> > > you want to use the highest refresh rate possible with your monitor and
> > > video card.
> >  
> > My First problem is that I have an ET4000, and it does not read modeline's in
> > svgalib (It does in X), it reads libvga.et4000 for register values to
> > execute a mode...
> > My Second problem is that My monitor is second hand, from a desolved
> > company... and I have no manual, so no confirmed H + V Sync frequency's. :(
> Oh. Perhaps you can ask on comp.os.linux.hardware or whereever people with
> monitors are ;) But you can first assume some standard ranges, 31.5-64 for
> Horizontal and 50-100 for Vertical, if you can do 1280x1024.
> However, good luck with the Registers...

Thanks... :) I sorta have those worked out... 31.5-50 and 50-75  does
1024x768 in 256 color. although the refresh is shocking... :(
  Damned Americans... I dunno... :)
> > > Sorry for the late reply, I didn't saw it before. Maybe you solved the
> > > problem in the last four years ;) (Hint: Check your system time...)
> > 
> > :)  Damn BIOS Clock...  Keeps changing when things like washing machine,
> > dish washer etc get switched on.... I just have to bear with it.. :( 
> Strange. But there is a program to sync your clock with the clock of some
> servers in the internet. You could start it from /etc/ppp/ip-up if you have
> a dial up ppp connections. SOrry, but I can't remember its name yet.

Stab in the dark here... xntp3 ??

                       Michael Beattie (mickyb@es.co.nz)

  If NT is the answer, you didn't understand the question. (Damn Stolen sigs :)
                Debian GNU/Linux....  Ooohh You are missing out!

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