Subject: Re: framebuffer on dec3000/300L
To: Alpha-port NetBSD <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael =?iso-8859-1?Q?B=E4rwolff?= <email@example.com>
Date: 10/21/2001 02:39:50
> > I have got an DEC3000/300L from a friend and a Monitor VRT16-HA
> > (GDM1661) in the basement.
> > Problem is that the framebuffer (CXT) on my DEC 3000/300L only provides
> > a resolution of 1024x768@72Hz and my monitor only likes 1280x1024@72Hz.
> > Is there any possibility to modify the onboard CXT-framebuffer to
> > provide 1280x1024@72Hz?
> 300L model was added later in product family probably to replace DECstation
> 5000/2x. I'm afraid it's impossible to have "larger" framebuffer memory in
> that model. I have no clue this moment about how Andy approached "dual
> head"-ness of Xserver which may provide :0.1 screen besides :0.0.
> BTW, CXT == HX.
> Tohru Nishimura
Ok, other question. Is it posible to turn off the onboard framebuffer?
maybe in the kernel or hardware like