What a great list. Post a question before leaving at night...get
answers first thing the next morning! Thanks to all who responded.
My original post:
Does anyone know the secret to making Xsun come up in 1280x1024
instead of the usual 1152x900?
> From: Andreas.Fenner@bk.sel.de (Andreas Fenner - UNIX-Wizard from PS-EAD1 [+49-711-83972-993])
> You must change the variable output-device in your eeprom from the
> value "screen" to the new value "screen:r1280x1024x76".
> Two ways to do this:
> - from unix-shell:
> # eeprom output-device=screen:r1280x1024x76
> # reboot
> - from boot-prom:
> # halt
> ok setenv output-device screen:r1280x1024x76
> ok boot
> P.S.: works fine on my system (SS10/41MP + TurboGX+)
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard Porter)
> setenv output-device screen:r1280x1024x76
> at the boot prompt, then reboot.
> I use screen:r1600x1280x76 with my TGX+. Loads of screen real estate to play
> From: Brad Young <email@example.com>
> Integrix makes an adaptor that allows one to set the sense lines
> on the monitor cable. The cost is $65.00. I got ours from
> Combined Networks in Dallas,
> A gnarly alternative is to do some forth coding in prom-mode.
> This has the distict disadvantage of putting your eeprom at
> risk. I've fat-fingered the code,
> and rendered the machine unbootable. I had a spare eeprom, so
> not too much damage was done, except to my reputation... I've
> heard a rumor that the eeproms will reset if removed from the
> system... There may also be other ways
> of resetting them...
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