Fedora 9 Preview

Jim mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net
Sat Apr 19 01:13:02 UTC 2008

Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 08:20:08PM -0400, Jim wrote:
>> laptop has a VIA CX700M2 Unichrome
>> chipset but I don't think Linux has a driver for it yet. the Video is normally 
>> run with a 800x600 Vesafb driver, how can I set
>> the video resolution before starting boot process ?
> I believe on a FreeBSD box, I was able to get one of those Unichrome
> thingies working by choosing via as the driver.  (Manually editing
> xorg.conf).
> N.B.  It was a different cheap onboard card (PCChips MB in a tower) but
> might be worth a shot anyway. 
Thanks for that info.
But do you have any Ideal howto set video before before boot process 
starts,  and pass to kernel "vesa 800x600" ,
so I can get video,  to get Fedora 9-KDE-live  to install on harddrive.

Thanks Jim

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