Re: OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

2009-02-26 Thread NoiseEHC
If you need it for some game then here is how to do it: attached. A little question to Jordan Crouse or anybody else who can answer. Here Jodran told me that the Geode can do XV flipping: http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2007-May/005208.html It can be that he either did not reflect to

Re: OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

2009-02-26 Thread Peter Robinson
I had thought this capability would be coming with the Fedora 10 move in 9.1.0.  With that release now scuttled, I'm wondering more generally, are these pieces being picked up anywhere? Well its not really scuttled, there will still be a equivalent release at around the time that 9.1.0 was

Re: [Sugar-devel] OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

2009-02-26 Thread pgf
benjamin m. schwartz wrote: There are lots of good reasons to play with screen resolution. My favorite reason is that reducing the resolution to 800x600 would make all graphical operations runs twice as fast, and use half as much memory, while introducing a negligible drop in display

Re: OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

2009-02-26 Thread Chris Marshall
Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote: da...@lang.hm wrote: It would allow for much improved video performance since you could play back a 320x240 video on the full screen at considerable CPU savings. except that you would spend those CPU savings doing the scaling up from 320x240 to the higher

Re: OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

2009-02-26 Thread S Page
Hal Murray wrote: Is there anything I can do on my XO running terminal so that when I ssh to another system and run a text based X program the fonts will come out useable without a magnifying glass? If you RTFA, http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Terminal_Activity has a Change font size in the

OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

2009-02-25 Thread Chris Marshall
With the spin-off of Sugar development to sugarlabs, it is nice to see the development continued. However, it seems that the OLPC layoffs and refocus has scuttled the work to complete some OS and system software support for the XO-1 hardware features. For example, I have been waiting for the

Re: OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

2009-02-25 Thread david
On Wed, 25 Feb 2009, Chris Marshall wrote: With the spin-off of Sugar development to sugarlabs, it is nice to see the development continued. However, it seems that the OLPC layoffs and refocus has scuttled the work to complete some OS and system software support for the XO-1 hardware

Re: OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

2009-02-25 Thread Jordan Crouse
da...@lang.hm wrote: On Wed, 25 Feb 2009, Chris Marshall wrote: With the spin-off of Sugar development to sugarlabs, it is nice to see the development continued. However, it seems that the OLPC layoffs and refocus has scuttled the work to complete some OS and system software support for

Re: OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

2009-02-25 Thread Benjamin M. Schwartz
da...@lang.hm wrote: It would allow for much improved video performance since you could play back a 320x240 video on the full screen at considerable CPU savings. except that you would spend those CPU savings doing the scaling up from 320x240 to the higher resolution. Argh and double

Re: OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

2009-02-25 Thread Hal Murray
programs that don't allow you to scale ther text/fonts are broken on _many_ systems, not just the XO. many distros let you install a 'large font' set (look at debxo 0.4 vs debxo 0.5 for an example of this, with 0.5 they moved to a large font set) Is there anything I can do on my XO running

Re: OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

2009-02-25 Thread quozl
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 10:47:07PM -0800, Hal Murray wrote: Is there anything I can do on my XO running terminal so that when I ssh to another system and run a text based X program the fonts will come out useable without a magnifying glass? Not that I know of. The X server dimensions and