dosemu and graphics
David Morris writes:
> I have the latest (hamm) dosemu installed for a text based program and
> have tried to get it to run in graphics mode so the games are more
> However, as a normal user I can't get it. If I try to run vgaon it kicks
> out an error: CAN'T DO VIDEO INIT, BIOS NOT MAPPED.
You don't need to run vgaon. All you need to run graphic apps in
dosemu is configure your video card/monitor in dosemu.conf. It's
somewhat painfull, but you need to do it carefully, and then you'll be
able to run graphics under console and X.
> What can I change to all my normal user account to access the video?
/etc/dosemu/conf, in the new versions...
> PS. On a related note, it would be nice to get graphics in the xdos
> windows, but I get the same error as above even logged on as root. Any
> hints on this one?
Yes, edit /etc/dosemu/conf :^>
Sorry for the joke. I hope you can get it.
Luiz Otavio L. Zorzella Product Engineer
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