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Re: New installation CDs and qemu image

From: Gabriele Giacone
Subject: Re: New installation CDs and qemu image
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 13:30:40 +0100

On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 12:11 AM, Samuel Thibault
<samuel.thibault@gnu.org> wrote:
> Samuel Thibault, le Wed 12 Feb 2014 19:55:02 +0100, a écrit :
>> It should be a standard 640x400 resolution, nothing fancy, but well.
>> AIUI, you have an existing Hurd system running on it?  Does its Hurd
>> console have the same issue?  Would you be able to run a program
>> remotely to see whether that fixes the console output? (by making it use
>> 720x400 instead of 640x400).

hurd-console as boot messages have always been working at 720x400.

> Better yet, could you try the following image:
> http://people.debian.org/~sthibault/tmp/netinst.iso
> If that works, it really means your monitor is quite dumb in not
> supporting 640x400.  I'm afraid we'll see more and more of those since
> OSes don't use these resolutions any more...  I'm thinking about some
> changes in the console to use 720x400 instead.

I confirm both pseudo-graphical and rescue work at 720x400 with image above.


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