[Oberon] display of Toshiba Satellite 205CDS.
peasthope at shaw.ca
Wed Mar 26 01:35:04 MET 2008
am> At the command line, run "debug"
Is that in DOS or Aos? I learned to use objdump in Debian
and was able to duplicate your output. Thanks!
Config.DetectVesa reports that mode 00000105H
will work on the Toshiba 205CDS. With the
machine lacking a floppy drive, the mode can
not be set by Config.Vesa in Oberon0 but the
config strings can be set in rebooting.
[Mode 105H implies width=1024, height=768, depth=8.]
I've made a poor photo of the resulting display.
The system track is about half the width it
should be, although the text appears OK.
The appearance is the same if I use mode 117H
[width=1024, height=768, depth=16].
Before I plod further, does anyone recognize why
the track or display is shifted or the display
Andre, judging by www.oberon.ethz.ch/display.html,
earlier releases configured VESA by Init, DWidth,
& etc. whereas in Native 05.01.2003 the configuration
is simplified by using the DMode string. So I wonder
whether some comments about this can be added to
display.html. A comment about DDriver would also be
Thanks, ... Peter E.
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