Re: 8M ixmicro video

Subject: Re: 8M ixmicro video
From: Iain Stevenson (
Date: Thu May 31 2001 - 09:41:39 MDT

on 31/5/01 3:13 pm, Paul K. Landers at wrote:

> Not accelerated? I could live w/not accelerated. But i don't know
> how to un-accelerate. In the past if i *touched* X( configure, startx,
> anything) Everything locked up tight. No virtual console to kill anything.
> Nothing. Dead. Three fingure salute.
> Is acceleration a matter of config? A module? Compiled in/out.
> HOWTO's and man's don't seem to say (ok, no i haven't memorized them, but i
> have looked).

You need to put something like video=imsttfb:vmode:17,cmode:16 in the
command line. The checkbox "no video driver" in BootX selects whether
acceleration is enabled or not - so if, like me, you find that acceleration
doesn't work you have the option to disable it.


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