Hello.

I am using the DOSbox with a widescreen 28" LCD monitor(16:10 aspect ratio; native resolutions of 1920x1200).

My Radeon 7950 card comes with a vbe 3 bios and with an own table of vbe modenumbers, also for some widesreen resolutions.

But i am confused how to use those vbe-modenumber for widescreen resolution together with the DOSbox for to fit the native resolution of my 28" LCD monitor.

Inside of the "dosbox-0.7x.conf" i found some remarks about the keywords/possible values that we can place after "machine=" like hercules, cga, tandy, pcjr, ega, vgaonly, svga_s3, svga_et3000, svga_et4000, svga_paradise, vesa_nolfb, vesa_oldvbe. But i think those older cards do not provide any higher widescreen resolution than WVGA(848x480; 16:9).

Example with "machine=svga_s3" i become these modenumbers:

DOSbox svga_s3 VBE modenumbers (please scroll down to the end of the list for widescreen modes)

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`mode`

number xres yres bpp

0100 640x400x8

0101 640x480x8

0102 800x600x4

0103 800x600x8

0104 1024x768x4

0105 1024x768x8

0106 1280x1024x4

0107 1280x1024x8

010D 320x200x15

010E 320x200x16

010F 320x200x32

0110 640x480x15

0111 640x480x16

0112 640x480x32

0113 800x600x15

0114 800x600x16

0115 800x600x32

0116 1024x768x15

0117 1024x768x16

0150 320x200x8

0151 320x240x8

0152 320x400x8

0153 320x480x8

0160 320x240x15

0161 320x400x15

0162 320x480x15

0165 640x400x15

0170 320x240x16

0171 320x400x16

0172 320x480x16

0175 640x400x16

0190 320x240x32

0191 320x400x32

0192 320x480x32

0207 1152x864x8

0209 1152x864x15

020A 1152x864x16

0213 640x400x32

0222 848x480x8 WVGA 16:9 aspect ratio

0223 848x480x15 WVGA 16:9 aspect ratio

0224 848x480x16 WVGA 16:9 aspect ratio

0225 848x480x32 WVGA 16:9 aspect ratio

But modern video cards provide also one or more VBE mode numbers for widescreen modes in a higher resolution, probably a tribute of the progress to build larger and larger LCD monitors.

Radeon 7950 VBE modenumbers (please scroll down to the end of the list for widescreen modes in a higher resolution)

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`mode`

number xres yres bpp

0100 640x400x8

0101 640x480x8

0103 800x600x8

0105 1024x768x8

0107 1280x1024x8

0110 640x480x16

0111 640x480x16

0113 800x600x16

0114 800x600x16

0116 1024x768x16

0117 1024x768x16

0119 1280x1024x16

011A 1280x1024x16

010D 320x200x16

010E 320x200x16

0120 320x200x32

0193 320x240x8

0195 320x240x16

0196 320x240x32

01B3 512x384x8

01B6 512x384x32

01C3 640x350x8

01C5 640x350x16

01C6 640x350x32

0133 720x400x8

0135 720x400x16

0136 720x400x32

0153 1152x864x8

0155 1152x864x16

0156 1152x864x32

0163 1280x960x8

0165 1280x960x16

0166 1280x960x32

0121 640x480x32

0122 800x600x32

0123 1024x768x32

0124 1280x1024x32

0143 1400x1050x8

0145 1400x1050x16

0146 1400x1050x32

0173 1600x1200x8

0175 1600x1200x16

0176 1600x1200x32

0183 1792x1344x8

0185 1792x1344x16

0186 1792x1344x32

01D3 1856x1392x8

01D5 1856x1392x16

01D6 1856x1392x32

01E3 1920x1440x8

01E5 1920x1440x16

01E6 1920x1440x32

01D1 1920x1200x8 WUXGA 16:10 aspect ratio

01D2 1920x1200x16 WUXGA 16:10 aspect ratio

01D4 1920x1200x32 WUXGA 16:10 aspect ratio

Geforce GTX295 VBE modenumbers (please scroll down to the end of the list for widescreen modes in a higher resolution)

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`mode`

number xres yres bpp

0100 640x480x8

0101 640x480x8

0102 800x600x4

0103 800x600x8

0104 1024x768x4

0105 1024x768x8

0106 1280x1024x4

0107 1280x1024x8

010E 320x200x16

010F 320x200x32

0111 640x480x16

0112 640x480x32

0114 800x600x16

0115 800x600x32

0117 1024x768x16

0118 1024x768x32

011A 1280x1024x16

011B 1280x1024x32

0130 320x200x8

0131 320x400x8

0132 320x400x16

0133 320x400x32

0134 320x240x8

0135 320x240x16

0136 320x240x32

013D 640x400x16

013E 640x400x32

0145 1600x1200x8

0146 1600x1200x16

014A 1600x1200x32

0160 1280x800x8 WXGA 16:10 aspect ratio

0161 1280x800x32 WXGA 16:10 aspect ratio

0162 768x480x8

017B 1280x720x32

017C 1920x1200x8 WUXGA 16:10 aspect ratio

017D 1920x1200x32 WUXGA 16:10 aspect ratio

Now my question is: It is possible to become a new option for the

**dosbox-0.7x.conf** for to use the vbe2/3_modlist from our currently used video card?

# machine: The type of machine tries to emulate.

# Possible values: hercules, cga, tandy, pcjr, ega, vgaonly, svga_s3, svga_et3000,

# svga_et4000, svga_paradise, vesa_nolfb, vesa_oldvbe.

# --NEW FEATURE--

# For to become the VBE-modelist + the mode specific information of each

# modenumber from the VBE-bios of the video card that we are currently using in our system:

# New value for machine type: vbe_test

machine=vbe_test

Dirk