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Andrew Gaffney wrote:
> Mark Guertin wrote:
>> Ahh.. when using that you will only be able to use 8 bit fbdev driver
>> in X
>> To get a working screen setup, you will have to pass something like
>> this in the bootx kernel args window:
>> video=atyfb640x480@8-60 (640x480 resoltuion, 8 bit - you want to only
>> use 8 bit for console anyway always, and at 60hz) .. sub in your
>> wanted values.
> I added 'video=atyfb:640x480-8' to my kernel options in BootX. I still
> got the same garbled display on startup.
After much Google'ing, I found what I was looking for:
And I set X to use the fbdev. This works for me. Now, I wonder if my old Apple
Color Plus 14" Display (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=112529)
can do anything more than 640x480...
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