Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-26 Thread Mathieu Comandon
On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 1:04 AM, Mathieu Comandon [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Jordan Crouse a écrit : Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 17:37, Jordan Crouse wrote: Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 11:57, Strider wrote: Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-26 Thread Sebastian Silva
Yes, quake 1 (which is GPL now, except for game data) is quite playable at 640x480 but at 1200x900 it stutters and is no fun. Yes, did I mention Quake runs? :-) Scaling to lower resolution would be super cool indeed, for any number of pseudo3d simulations and games, emulators and legacy apps.

Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Strider
Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle fullscreen applications at this resolution. If only the display could switch to a lower resolution things would be much better

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread quozl
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 11:57:17AM +0100, Strider wrote: The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle fullscreen applications at this resolution. All those I have tried have worked fine at this resolution. Which particular applications are you referring to? I've

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Strider
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:52 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 11:57:17AM +0100, Strider wrote: The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle fullscreen applications at this resolution. All those I have tried have worked fine at this

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 25.11.2008, at 11:57, Strider wrote: Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle fullscreen applications at this resolution. If only the display could

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Jordan Crouse
Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 11:57, Strider wrote: Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle fullscreen applications at this resolution. If

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 25.11.2008, at 17:37, Jordan Crouse wrote: Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 11:57, Strider wrote: Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Jordan Crouse
Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 17:37, Jordan Crouse wrote: Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 11:57, Strider wrote: Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The problem with this is that the laptop isn't

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 25.11.2008, at 18:37, Jordan Crouse wrote: Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 17:37, Jordan Crouse wrote: Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 11:57, Strider wrote: Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Jordan Crouse
Thanks to Mitch, I fixed the scaling problem. Based on conversations on IRC, I am afraid that you will be very disappointed, so I am going to try to explain in great detail how this all works. First of all, you are going to need either build a new driver on your own, or convince your favorite

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 25.11.2008, at 20:13, Jordan Crouse wrote: Thanks to Mitch, I fixed the scaling problem. Based on conversations on IRC, I am afraid that you will be very disappointed [...] xrandr --output default --mode modname Why should we be disappointed? That's what we wanted all along, no?