Weird Tux Colours

Thomas Phipps whytewolf at four-twenty.com
Mon Aug 12 17:35:18 PDT 2002


Christian Tröster wrote:

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>On Montag, 12. August 2002 23:43, Thomas Phipps wrote:
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>>>By the way, I have the following setting in my lilo.conf:
>>>vga=0x0317
>>>
>>>Changed it to 'normal' with no real success. Same problem, other
>>>colours. Perhaps it's something with my video card. Anyone out there
>>>running an old but  relyable Voodoo 3 without problems?
>>>
>>>Bye, Christian
>>>      
>>>
>>ok ... try this line instead of the vga=0317
>>video=tdfx:1024x768
>>
>>{change the mode but not the color depth ... }
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>Just to make it clear, I set vgat=0x0317 as lilo parameter.
>You are talking about a kernerl parameter.
>
>Nevertheless I tried it. I commented every vga entry out in the lilo.conf and 
>added your suggeston to the append line for the kernel. Unfortunatelly this 
>doesen't solve the problem. I'm still having a punk Tux!
>
>But I like the big resolution at the console. Do you know how I can change the 
>display frequency at the console? 60Hz aren't the very good for my eyes. =)
>
>Bye, Christian
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>

well

the format for video is
video=driver:<xres>x<yres>[-bpp][@refresh]

so
video=tdfx:1024x768-8 at 70

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