[MPlayer-users] Tdfxfb - some stuff concerning this topic
Alan Wilter Sousa da Silva
alan at biof.ufrj.br
Wed Jan 30 13:27:02 CET 2002
Thank you very much. I found out all about you described here and
I realy think I have to recompile my kernel with tdfxfb immersed, not
module. I also read about fbset. At leat now I can see TV without X,
what is really great sometimes.
Your open mail is wellcome, since I believe it'll help others (I
had system's halt finding out that tdfxfb and fbdev cannot work with X :).
On Tue, 29 Jan 2002, Marcin Cylke wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Firstyl I wanted to reply directly to Alan but then I thought that there
> are things to discuss (later in this post).
> Alan, tdfxfb works only under consloe.Fbset is used to set framebuffer
> properly, and you use it like this:# fbset 1024x768-75 -a -depth 16
> You need root privelages and a file called fb.modes in /etc/ dir.You can
> generate this file by yourself but I'm in possesion of a very well written
> (generated) fb.modes file.It comes from PLD (Polish Linux Distribution) -
> but it is ok, and international :) If someone is interested I can sent the
> file - write first.
> If you are using Mandrake you may need to recompile the kernel to make all
> the things go well.
Alan Wilter S. da Silva
Laboratório de Física Biológica
Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho
Universidade do Brasil/UFRJ
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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