The first step was to find out what kind of the FB the machine had.
In my case it was Elite 3D, which Sun internally calls AFB;
I learned this bit of information by looking at the following URL:
the above is a printout of the `fbinfo` script. There is a detail in there
about how Sun calls Elite 3D, which is "AFB".
This piece of information was verified by looking at the /dev/fb0 link.
Next I looked in /usr/sbin and located /usr/sbin/afbconfig.
I then looked at the man page and made a printout of all the supported
After this, I gave the following command:
/usr/sbin/afbconfig -dev /dev/fb0 -res 1280x1024x60
and answered "yes" at the prompt, and then restarted X.
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