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Offline RINGSEND

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X Resolution on AAO [SOLVED]
« on: March 19, 2009, 04:20:35 AM »
Hi there,
I'm really impressed with your tinycore setup on the AAO.
Could you tell me how you get the screen resolution correct.
I've tried Xorg but it crashes, Xvesa doesn't have 1024x600 as a native option.
Any hints?
Thanks,
Ringsend
« Last Edit: March 21, 2009, 04:26:33 AM by RINGSEND »

Offline Jason W

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X Resolution on AAO
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2009, 04:37:25 AM »
Manually editing ~/.xsession and restarting X should give you the desired resolution if your monitor supports 1024x600.

Offline Onyarian

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« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2009, 08:40:45 AM »
I have this resolution in the AAO with Xorg and three tips:
-Added in bootlocal.sh:     modprobe intel-agp
-Added in filetool.lst:         etc/X11/xorg.conf
-In .xsession line 2:            /usr/local/bin/Xorg -dpi 100 -nolisten tcp &

(thanks to svensko)

Hope it helps you.

Offline Onyarian

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« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2009, 08:54:30 AM »
I've tried Xorg but it crashes,

Did you read the info file from Xorg extension?

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      To get Xorg with accel, drop to text mode,
      get a root console (sudo su), and then
      Xorg -configure
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      Edit the newly created config file as needed,
      when it's ready copy it to /etc/X11 named xorg.conf
      Remember to add this file to your backup (/opt/.filetool.lst)
      or save it some other way.
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      After getting a xorg.conf one way or another:
      Then edit .xsession by replacing the X line with
      /usr/local/bin/Xorg -nolisten tcp &
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      This extension depends on openssl-0.9.8h.tcel, and for
      any kind of 3D or video accel graphics-2.6.26.tcem.
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      Please note, for AGP or integrated AGP cards such as Intel
      chips you will always need graphics-2.6.26.tcem.
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      Expat, pixman, and fontconfig already included for your
      convenience.
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With this indications you should't have problems.

Offline RINGSEND

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X Resolution on AAO
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2009, 11:02:16 AM »
Thanks very much for that. I'm managing, slowly, to get a foothold in this tiny distro. It's a thing of beauty for sure. So small and elegent.

Great feedback!

Ringsend

P.S. I'll be bugging the forum again soon as I'm finding wireless (iwl4965) a bit of a chore.

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Re: X Resolution on AAO
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2009, 04:25:41 AM »
A huge thank you,
I did exactly as you indicated and BANG, it worked.
I copied the xorg.conf file to my /etc/X11 to be safe (rather than doing Xorg -configure) and it really did the trick.
Thanks for letting me piggyback on your efforts.


Now, wireless...

ringsend