Re: UDB video modes

D. Steven Daniel (
Wed, 6 Nov 1996 10:18:10 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 5 Nov 1996, Jay A Estabrook wrote:

> At 04:06 PM 11/5/96 -0500, you wrote:
> >According to D. Steven Daniel:
> >
> >> What do the jumper settings on the UDB motherboard really control?
> >
> [We are talking about the rectangular group of 4 jumpers on the UDB MB]
> They are used for the same thing as the DIP switches on a TGA PCI card;
> they indicate to the *SRM* console (and subsequently, to the DU TGA server)
> what resolution/refresh rate you wish to run console (and X server) at.
> They are ignored by ARC console (AlphaBIOS as well, I think), and MILO.

Are they ignored by the Linux console mode? Can the linux console mode be
changed similar to using SVGAtextmode under Linux-Intel?

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