Subject: Re: Resolution problem on Falcon
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 05/29/1996 23:34:08
> I've got a problem with BOOTX and all kernels i've compiled
> from 1.1B version:
> I boot on VGA monitor in monochrome 640x480, and the kernel
> start the views in 640x400 monochrome, and strangely, it is the width of the
> screen that is affected, all lines are cut at the end.
Just the same to me !
I've just finished installing NetBSD and see the same effect. But it is not
reproducable, e.g. in about one of five cases thle lines are shown correct.
in the other cases the lines are truncated after exact 69.8 columns :-).
I mean after 70 columns but the 70th char is truncated at the right side by
few pixels, WHICH ARE SHOWN ON THE NEXT LINE AT THE LEFTMOST SIDE ! The
rest of this last line is not seen but overwritten by the next line.
My environment is a Falcon with 14MB ST-RAM, VGA-Monitor, 42 MB (old ;-) IDE
and a 580 MB CDC SCSI disk on which NetBSD lies (4 Part. / swap /usr, /home)
+ one GEMDOS-Partition. Bootdisk (C:) is my IDE-disk and because of this
I dinīt install the new bootloader, I wish not that the bootdisk change to
the SCSI disk (how can I then boot GEM from my IDE-bootdisk ?).
So I boot normal with the boot-resolution 640x480 stored in NVRAM and
load automatically NetBSD with a little C-programs which simply exec
"loadbsd -a <path-to-kernel>".
But then the above strange views happen.
Hope this information can help a little
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