BeOS Video Driver

Hewlett-packard / Hp compaq dc5100 sff(pu49...
July 30, 2009 at 10:50:01
Specs: BeOS, 32

I have an old compaq armada 1700 with BeOS Personal 5 installed inside windows. When I use the floppy to boot up the boot screen is in color but then it tells me it is using a fail safe video drive and the desktop is in black and white. I have an intell ATI card. Is there a universal driver for ATI cards for BeOS or can some one give me a link to the app called VesaAccepted. ( and .net are gone) thanks in advance

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July 30, 2009 at 12:55:51
Vesaaccepted is a neat deal. What is does really is saves you from using boot time selection. When you boot (hope I can remember this correctly) you can press any key for some options. Select video and choose a size your monitor can handle. Then you will continue to boot in color if your card is vesa capable. (I have not seen one that isn't).

There are some video drivers and some people have figured out how to get like cards to be read but normally you need a binary editor and need to know where the string is. Darn Be Inc put the pci info in reverse. I think if your card is say 1234 it put the info as 3412 or something like that.

Then can maybe get on beshare and ask. If not PM me and I'll see if I can find it.

"Best Practices", Event viewer, host file, perfmon, antivirus, anti-spyware, Live CD's, backups, are in my top 10

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