Fedora install support for netbooks -- small screen size

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Wed Jan 6 18:02:19 UTC 2010

On 01/06/2010 12:44 PM, Christopher Beland wrote:
> It appears the screen size on the Asus 701ee is 800x480?

It supports up to 800x600!

> That seems
> like a reasonable resolution to expect Fedora to work without *horrible*
> UI problems.  Especially given that it's not a hypothetical need; you're
> actually running into problems on a system that people might reasonably
> run Fedora on.  (And small screens have undergone something of a
> renaissance, so it's good if Fedora could be a bit more flexible - who
> knows what will be coming out next year.)
> I guess the thing to do next is file a bug against Anaconda and ask that
> it run at this resolution without the need for "secret" keypress.

I will do that later today.

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