Quake2 and SDL

Rene Koenig rk at fbit.de
Tue Nov 26 13:27:52 EST 2002

On Mon, 25 Nov 2002 19:12:21 -0500
Bobakitoo <bobakitoo at qc.aira.com> wrote:

> > My X11 runs under 1600x1200 but my Q2 should run on a 1024x768 screen
> > but it donsnt do that. I must every time when i play q2 switch X11 to
> > 1024x768.
> > Is ist posible to run Q2 in  1024x768 (SDLGL) and X11 with 1600x1200?
> If you whant this for all games you could disable xfree's vidmodes extention.
> whit SDL, you get 1024x768 center on 1600x1200 screen. but on game
> that are "badly" written, the screen may be placed on top left corner
> or at worst this mode may not be avaible at all.
> On the other side, if you whant this only for quake2 then the code must be
> modified. 

Is it hard to change the code? 
Its realy slow on a 1600x1200 screen with a 1024x768 quake in it. And always 
changing the X config and restarting it realy sucks.

> > Ive also some problems with the Keyboard... the keymap is wrong.
> > I have a mixture from de and us layout. The Letter block is correct,
> > but the number block over it is US.
> > Very strange ;)
> I've seen a patch that add diferent keymap for quake on quakesrc.org.
> maby you sould try it..

I'll gona check this out.


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