[BL] Xvesa Xli Images
keesan at sdf.lonestar.org
Sun Jan 7 18:42:07 EST 2007
On Sun, 7 Jan 2007, Lee Forrest wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 09:02:49AM +1300, 3aoo-cvfd at dea.spamcon.org wrote:
>> Lee Forrest wrote:
>>> VBE version 3.0 (Intel(R) 8xx Chipset Video BIOS)
>>> Total memory: 512 kilobytes
>> There is your problem. Can you up that in your BIOS config?
Look again in setup, it may be under 'advanced' or something. I can check
on our computers if you don't find the 1MB option.
> But why is it a problem? This same image I've been using
> looks real with debian.
Debian and Windows must have some way around this memory limitation. Read
up on i810 video.
> What's missing now is not really color. It's close to being
> acceptable. It's detail - resolution (I'm trying to be careful
> with the words I use here, because I don't know the proper jargon
> for discussing these things).
Resolution. You want at least 800x600 with more than 4 colors, meaning
you need more video RAM.
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