[BL] SVGA Xserver
davidjmoberg at lycos.com
Thu Apr 28 20:57:34 EDT 2005
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From: 3aoo-cvfd at dea.spamcon.org
> One of my computers refuses to work with Xvesa.
> It has a weird onboard video that I have never
> heard of. I considered de-activating the onboard
> video and installing one of my spare video cards,
> but first I thought I'd try a different X server.
> So I installed the XSVGA server from Slackware 4.0
> and created an appropriate /etc/XF86Config. It worked
> fine once I had added the cursor font and rgb table
> (which are included in Xvesa, but not in an ordinary
> X server).
> So now I'm running BL3 at a color depth of 8.
> 256 colors. Looks good.
> Perhaps I should make a wee package to install the
> font/rgb files, modify startx and provide xf86config?
I'm sure that many of us would appreciate this. I would
certainly like to try this with my graphics cards. Can
you get higher refresh rates than 60Hz?
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