[svlug] Framebuffer Doesn't Work Right Anymore!

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Wed May 7 20:04:15 PDT 2003

On Wed, 7 May 2003 18:20:02 -0700 (PDT) 
Serban Giuroiu <gyzmobro at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I don't know how to pipe streams besides doing > or >> at the
> prompt...

  $start 2>&1 > /tmp/X.log

> I'm just curious, but what does X have to do with framebuffer in this
> situation? I did notice that when I booted up, kudzu said it couldn't
> find my TNT2 anymore so I just told it to keep the configuration.

Odds are good then that XFree86 also can't find your TNT.

> But, when I start X it runs only at 640x480 compmared to 1024x768 from
> before. And the mouse just flys around the screen randomly when I try
> to move it, so I can't redo my X settings because I can't select my
> monitor with the keyboard in redhat-config-xfree86.

Use the keyboard to navigate among the fields, or, more simply,
hand-edit /etc/X11/XF86Config-4.

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