vga_getmonitortype - returns the monitor type configured
This returns the monitor type configered in /etc/vga/libvga.config
function is really obsolete, as the result is of not much use to the
(3) and vga_hasmode
(3) do already
check the monitor type and there are more flexible ways to specify it too.
The return value is one of:
- 31.5 KHz (standard VGA): does 640x480 in 60Hz vsync.
- 35.1 KHz (old SVGA): does 800x600 in 56Hz vsync.
- 35.5 KHz (low-end SVGA, 8514): does 1024x768 in 43Hz vsync
- 37.9 KHz (SVGA): does 800x600 in 60Hz vsync.
- 48.3 KHz (SVGA non-interlaced): does 1024x768 in 60Hz vsync,
- 56.0 KHz (SVGA high frequency): does 1024x768 in 70Hz vsync.
- does 1024x768 in 72Hz vsync or even better.
This manual page was edited by Michael Weller
<email@example.com>. The exact source of the referenced
function as well as of the original documentation is unknown.
It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to Harm
Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby asked to be excused by the original
author and will happily accept any additions or corrections to this first
version of the svgalib manual.