[Grml] experiences with dell inspiron 530
mika at grml.org
Wed Jun 4 00:09:44 CEST 2008
* Henning Sprang <henning_sprang at gmx.de> [20080603 15:40]:
> Some experiences with grml 1.1 on a Dell Inspiron 530(nvidia chipset and
> graphics system) and a generic issue:
> when running grml-x with a module option, but without windowmanager, it
> complains that the windowmanager with the name of the module doesn't exist.
> I'd expect it just says "you didn't specify a windowmanager", but
> instead it seems to try to take the last argument as windowmanager name.
Yeah, option parsing in shell isn't really fun. ;-)
I can recommend usage of zsh's completion mechanism so you get a
valid command line. :)
> As of the hardware support for inspiron:
> grml-x doesn't get an x system loaded - until I start it one time with
> the -fallback option.
> _after_ this one start with fallback, I can start it again, without
> fallback - and then I get a better resolution and can work without the
> screen-scrolling that happens in fallback mode.
Does providing the -hsync and -vsync option help?
Does using the vesa module (but without -fallback) change anything?
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