Configuring unsupported adapters
If your graphics adapter is not on the list of supported adapters
and is not compatible with the
Check your adapter's documentation to see if
it is compatible or uses the same chip set as
a supported adapter.
If your adapter is compatible, select the supported adapter.
If the system is able to determine that the adapter in the
system is compatible with the VBE (Video BIOS
Extension) 1.2 or 2.0 standard, you will be able to select
VESA VBE mode. This driver will operate the adapter
in high resolution modes without acceleration.
If your adapter is not compatible with one of the supported
adapters or chip sets, and does not support VBE mode,
try selecting the IBM VGA adapter
using 640x480 with 16 colors.
This will usually get your
graphics system up and running, but it does not provide access to
higher resolutions or any enhanced capabilities of your graphics
You may also be able to adjust an existing grafinfo file
to fit your graphics adapter. However,
if you copy a compatible grafinfo file and try to adapt it,
you may have to supply details about your adapter not commonly
found in adapter user documentation (for example, the coordinates of
Further information about developing graphics drivers and
grafinfo files can be found in Developing NFB graphics adapter drivers,
which is included with the Hardware Developer Kit.
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004