i865 Video Memory

David Malone dwmalone at maths.tcd.ie
Tue Jan 20 06:46:37 PST 2004

On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 12:51:07AM +0100, Espen Holm wrote:
> Hi!
> My name is Espen Holm.
> I'm new to FreeBDS.
> I have a Dell Inspiron 500m with FreeBSD 5.1, and need the 855patch to get my 
> screen resolution fixed. I found Eric Anholt's patch and binary to Christian 
> Zietz's hack, but I have no ide what to do with it.

If you've got my 855patch program then you should be able to add
a line to /etc/rc.local that says:

	/path/to/855patch 8192

(replace /path/to as apropriate). Then either reboot or run the
command by hand. After that you should be able to configure X
in the usual way.


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