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Re: New installation CDs and qemu image

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: New installation CDs and qemu image
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 13:59:28 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Gabriele Giacone, le Thu 13 Feb 2014 13:30:40 +0100, a écrit :
> On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 12:11 AM, Samuel Thibault
> <samuel.thibault@gnu.org> wrote:
> > 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.

Ok, good, so there really are dumb monitors in the wild which can't
handle 640x400.  That means we'll have to get the user choose between
supporting double-width-character languages in 640x400 mode, or not
caring about them, and use 720x400...


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