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SubjectRe: New Idea? Capture video settings details in Win98/etc. for XFree86 config
On Mon, Sep 13, 1999 at 01:25:57AM +0000, Stephen D. WIlliams wrote:

> It occurred to me that it is probably possible to write a Win98/NT
> program that can grab those settings from a running system (configured
> with card vendor supplied BIOS/drivers) and save them to a floppy for use
> in installing Linux on that box.

There was once a (Perl IIRC) Script that extracted this information from
the registry files, from a mounted (V)FAT partition. I think it was
mentioned on Freshmeat (a year ago, or something).

You might want to check out freshmeat / deja / .. if this still lives, that
would probably be a better alternative (?).

_ciao, Jens_______________________________

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