[gobolinux-users] 2D acceleration on 016.01 with Modesetting + Glamor (Intel)

Lucas C. Villa Real lucasvr at gobolinux.org
Tue May 16 00:34:02 NZST 2017


On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 2:06 AM, Steve Litt <slitt at troubleshooters.com>
wrote:

> On Mon, 15 May 2017 01:05:29 -0300
> "Lucas C. Villa Real" <lucasvr at gobolinux.org> wrote:
>
>
> > After a thorough review of the graphics stack I came up with a new
> > batch of recipes that will fix the problem. The following wiki page
> > contains instructions for those wanting to bring acceleration to
> > their systems:
> >
> >
> > https://github.com/gobolinux/Documentation/wiki/Video-
> acceleration-with-Modesetting-on-016.01
> >
> > Let me know if you have any questions.
>
> Yes. Could you please add the following to the Grub menu:
>
> 1) Have the menu actually show up.
> 2) 20 second wait before running the default grub choice.
> 3) A grub choice to give a large-print, 80x25 character virtual
>    terminal.
>
> The preceding three things will guarantee that a person with
> under-average vision can at least work within the virtual terminal.
> Then I'd suggest the following:
>
> * A recipe for vim and gvim, set up with sane fonts so the user can
>   see enough to change them to suit his/her needs.
> * A recipe for LXDE, with large fonts, so that one with less than
>   average vision can actually install what he/she needs.
> * In the MOTD, tell the user how to set the fonts in both Awesome and
>   LXDE, hopefully from a config file easily seen in the 80x25 CLI mode.
>   In the MOTD, tell how to get startx to point to Awesome, and how to
>   get it to point to LXDE.
>
> The preceding six suggestions are almost trivially simple additions,
> that will let those with less than average vision know they're welcome
> in the Gobo Linux project.
>
> SteveT
>
>
Hi Steve,

These are good suggestions. If you have any actual commands and patches
that you'd like to suggest us to incorporate, please let me know. We do not
revisit things like Grub very often, so that would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Lucas
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