Mail Archives: djgpp/1994/04/08/03:30:39

Date: Fri, 8 Apr 94 16:21:34 CST
From: michaels AT vsl DOT com DOT AU (Michael Snoswell)
To: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Subject: Re: DISPLAY under OS/2

> Should I expect the image display/processing program DISPLAY by Jih-Shin Ho
> to work under os/2?  It uses GRX and go32 1.11.maint4.  The VESA driver in
> the recent GRX maintenance release only recognizes the 320x200x8 mode of my
> Cirrus Logic card.  A beta VESA driver which I got from the same site as
> DISPLAY does recognize other modes, but only the 320x200 mode works, the
> others paint only narrow horizontal stripes on the screen.  I know that there
> are/were problems with graphics and DPMI, so maybe I shouldn't expect this to
> work.  (It does seem to work under DOS.)  Jih-Shin Ho does not run os/2.

I've never gotten a Cirrus (5426) to work with VESA. Use one of the
grd or grn cirrus drivers (I can't remember which) instead which work fine.

	Michael Snoswell

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