[haiku] Re: Ang: Re: Ang: Re: Preinstalling Haiku on new computers.

  • From: Michael Weirauch <dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 11:39:51 +0200

2009/4/29 holmqvist.fredrik@xxxxxxxxxxxx <holmqvist.fredrik@xxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>>From: superstippi@xxxxxx
>>Guys, you are on the wrong track here.

Looks like just me ;)

> Don't worry. I know what I'm doing. I have quite good knowledge of Vesa since 
> my demo coding days. In Vesa 3 you can
> usually do a lot more than you wrote. And I'm not changing the boot code for 
> resolutions, in fact I'm reimplementing
> and removing a todo in:
> http://dev.haiku-os.org/browser/haiku/trunk/src/add-ons/accelerants/common/create_display_modes.cpp#L257
>
> As well as passing in EDI for Vesa, now that the above is fixed:
> http://dev.haiku-os.org/browser/haiku/trunk/src/add-ons/accelerants/vesa/mode.cpp#L76

If I understand this correctly, then the "native" resolutions won't be
availble in the boot loader list, right? Not that I would
mind if the native/correct resolution is picked up/selected by the
vesa driver when switchting to gfx mode.

> From my scan of the involved code, and my knowledge of Vesa (and some vm86) I 
> don't see that I'm on the wrong track.
>
> Btw, I'll email my current patch when I get home Michael.

Thanks!

> /Fredrik Holmqvist, TQH
>
>
>

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