SC420 and Vesa driver in FC3

Edward Croft ecroft at
Fri Jan 28 12:55:39 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-01-27 at 18:50 -0800, Matt Florido wrote:
> Encountered my first minor problem with the installation of FC3.  I
> can't seem to obtain a higher resolution than 1024x768.
> FC3 is using the generic Vesa driver.  I've attempted to change monitor
> settings, but nothing will take.  From what I've read, the Vesa is an
> acceptable driver.  Is there something I should attempt?
> -- 
> Regards,
> Matt
I have installed FC3 on the Dells. One thing you have to remember to do
is to go into the BIOS and change the video memory from 1m to 8m. That
seems to do it. 

Edward M. Croft
Sr. Systems Engineer
Open Ratings, Inc.
200 West Street
Waltham, MA 02451-1121

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