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

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Dec 19 10:45:00 EST 2006

On Dec 19, 2006, at 16:33 , Bert Freudenberg wrote:

> 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.

I actually raised the topic again on IRC today, it will be changed in  
next build. It's so helpful to talk to people directly - this has  
been sitting there for weeks ;)

- Bert -

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