[ale] Re: My Laptop X ?

Lin Baugher aaronmed at gate.net
Tue Jan 20 13:48:28 EST 1998

try configuring x to use the svga server at 640 x 480 w/ 8 bit color. this
should be a good starting point. what type of laptop is it? you might want
to try the laptop info via the hardware compatibility list at redhat.

lin alan

> From: Robert L Harris <nomad at rocky.orci.com>
> To: ale <ale at cc.gatech.edu>; hurricane <hurricane-list at redhat.com>
> Subject: My Laptop X ?
> Date: Tuesday, January 20, 1998 11:05 AM
> Ok,
>   I"m running RedHat5.0.  It's a new install, not an upgrade.  I've
> AcceratedX and XF86.  I'm currently trying to use fvwm2.  I tried to use
> twm even.  When I type "startx" it locks.  I can't ctrl-alt-bckspace, or
> flip to a different console.  I can however telnet in from outside.  Once
> in, I can start killing procs, but nothing clears the screen of the X but
> a reboot.  One other note is that it seems to try and not bring the X up
> in 800x600 or even 640x480.  It stays somewhere areoudn 320x200 or
> It's a cirrus Logic 7548 adapter with 2 megs.
> Anyone got any ideas?
> Robert
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