[Etoys] eToys in OLPC image under Qemu - eToys projects Larger than window

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Dec 19 10:33:25 EST 2006

On Dec 19, 2006, at 7:04 , Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:

>   Milan,
>> I setup OLPC under Qemu (on windows). I have the eToys projects  
>> (well at least
>> the intro project and the castle tutorial) about 30% bigger then  
>> the window
>> size, overflowing to the right and down.  Is it a result of a  
>> resolution
>> mapping that I can adjust, and/or do others see the same problem?  
>> (I assume
>> it is not that way on the OLPC hardware)
>   Bert reported and proposed a fix:
> http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/504
> Nobody should see the screen in 640x480, whether it is on an emulator
> or actual hardware.

Indeed. Here's what you can do:

Hold Ctrl+Alt+F1 to switch to a text console. Log in as user "root".  
Edit the file "/boot/grub/grub.conf". Replace "vga=0x311" with  
"vga=0x317". Reboot.

>   We'll make some changes toward mid-January and testing will be
> important.  Thank you so much!

- Bert -

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