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Re: Small problems on Indy

To: Edwin Hakkennes <E.Hakkennes@et.tudelft.nl>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Small problems on Indy
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 1999 22:56:59 +0200
In-reply-to: <199907121239.OAA16846@zaphod.et.tudelft.nl>; from Edwin Hakkennes on Mon, Jul 12, 1999 at 02:39:26PM +0200
References: <199907121239.OAA16846@zaphod.et.tudelft.nl>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Mon, Jul 12, 1999 at 02:39:26PM +0200, Edwin Hakkennes wrote:
> 1) The console uses 62 lines, but I can see only 47 of them using an
> Iiyama monitor. I also tried a genuine SGI monitor, which gives me all
> 62 lines. How can I set the number of lines?

The screen size is compiled into the old kernels. Get a newer kernel, which
will autodetect the screen size setup by the ARC console. You can find a newer
kernel on ftp://ftp.linux.sgi.com/pub/linux/mips/test/vmlinux-indy* (take
the newest one).

Thomas.

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