External Monitor under Pismo

Iain Sandoe iain at sandoe.co.uk
Thu Apr 5 03:29:57 EST 2001

> One has to question whether anyone would be interested in adding
> this to a frame buffer driver, assuming that it isn't already
> there.

because it's useful? ;-)

>Perhaps you would be able to get a lot more direct info from
> another list, like one dedicated more to laptops or X.

well maybe.. - whoever asked the original question? ;-)

> I've actually seen an XF86Config for driving the external monitor at
> different resolution(s) from the LCD, but I can't find that info at
> the moment.  I don't know if it works with the frame buffer
> server/driver, but I know that it works with the mach64 server for
> 3.3.6.  If I could find it, it would be worth trying....

yes - mach64 (IIRC OK on Lombard) - but the Pismo has the later chip set
which isn't done yet (AFAIK).

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