Re: Boot Logo Questions....

Phil's Kernel Account (
Thu, 14 May 1998 21:30:17 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 14 May 1998, Pat St. Jean wrote:

# I'd prefer this order since there are going to be the unforseen times
#when the card may be capable of it but the monitor isn't. If we default
#to plain vanilla text mode and do everything else as an option, the
#suprises will be minimised.
#> 1. Use a text only mode.
#> 2. Can the video card support 640x480x16M? If so, use it.
#> 3. Can the video card support 640x480x64K? If so, use it.
#> 4. Can the video card support 640x480x256? If so, use it.
#> 5. Can the video card support 320x200x256? If so, use it.
#> 6. Can the video card support 640x480x16? If so, use it.
#> 7. Can the video card support 320x200x16? If so, use it.
#> 8. Does the card support graphics? If so, use the lowest mode it
#> supports.

Ah, hold it.

Okay, first off. My stand is that we keep it as an OPTION.

Second, this is the BEST way to scan it, IMO. There are VERY few monitors
that can't do 640x480x256. And I don't know many people using a 14" VGA on
a S3 ViRGE/DX. :)

-Phil R. Jaenke ( /
TheGuyInCharge(tm), Ketyra Designs - We get paid to break stuff :)
Linux pkrea.ketyra.INT 2.0.33 #15 Sat Apr 18 00:40:21 EDT 1998 i586
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