[rescue] Problems with GX graphics card in a SS1+

Jeremy RJ Towers jeremytowers at yahoo.co.uk
Wed May 21 03:03:09 CDT 2003

That is odd. SunSolve:


says that the resolution should be 1052 x900 @76Hz as the default.

You could run the test-grapics at the OK prompt, or use SunVTS to test the 

What are you trying to set it to?


On Tue, 20 May 2003 00:22:11 +0200, Jochen Kunz <jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de> 

> On 2003.05.19 21:59 Purple3TK wrote:
>> I recently fitted a GX framebuffer (cgsix) to a SS1+ and although
>> it works - it seems to always revert to 1000 x 1022 resolution.
> That is a very odd resolution. Are you sure your hardware works proper?
>> Ive tried setting the resolution using setenv output-device, etc,
>> but it seems to ignore that.
> Maybe this machine / OpenfirmWare is to old for setting the resolution
> via software. Some Sun framebuffers detect the resolution via some pins
> of the 13W3 connector. Have a look at the sun.hardware.FAQ.txt, section
> "Monitor standards" for detaild infos.
> --
> tsch|_,
> Jochen
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