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Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: Windows98 under SUSE 9.2: Only 640*480 in 16 colors

From: Hetz Ben Hamo
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: Windows98 under SUSE 9.2: Only 640*480 in 16 colors (SOLVED)
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2004 21:04:55 +0200

I  still don't understand - whats wrong with the built in Cirrus Logic driver?


On Fri, 26 Nov 2004 18:53:02 +0000 (UTC), CP <address@hidden> wrote:
> Info <info <at> geodb.org> writes:
> >
> > There is a VESA graphic driver for Windows. Unfortunatly,
> > MS doesn't support this standard by default. Do a google,
> [snip]
> Hi all,
> The VESA graphic driver can be installed following the instructions in:
> http://bochs.sourceforge.net/doc/docbook/user/vesa-notes.html
> Once SDD is installed, launch it, and select "properties" > "windows display
> driver", click on the displayed driver name (something like "Cirrus Logic
> CL5446") and choose the SciTech Nucleus driver on the list. Save the changes 
> and
> reset/restart qemu. Once the system is running with the Nucleus (generic
> VESA2.0) driver, all sorts of hi-res modes are available. I'm running
> 1024x768x16bpp and it works OK.
> By the way, I had the exact same problem Jesus Cea was talking about (any
> resolution not 640x480x4bpp would bring the system down), so maybe is a bug in
> the Spanish Win98SE CD. It doesn't seem to be SUSE-specific (I'm running 
> Fedora
> Core 2 here). I think adding a note pointing to the bochs webpage to the docs
> would be very helpful, I have spent the better part of a day figuring this
> out... and I haven't found any other VESA graphic driver.
> Cheers - CP
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