Does anyone know how to disable the default change of resolution that happens mid through the bootup process (Debian 6.0.5), or to change it to any other resolution?
My default install resolution at boot up console level is not displaying properly on my HP Pavilion 6000, how do I change/setup a different resolution?
Coming from Slackware it used to be a kernal parameter in LILO
What I've done so far
# modify file /etc/default/grub with:
Making the above configuration change does work, and I do see a change in the console resolution at grub level and for the first part of the bootup process, but then something allays overwrites it, and I haven't seen any pointers in dmesg or /var/log/messages as to what is making second resolution change.
I'm running latest stable Debian
.. I think at this point I just need to locate the right configuration file where default 6.0.5 Debian is making a resolution change following the /etc/default/grub file in the bootup process
.. many thanks in advance
The vga option is deprecated. You can either use the nomodeset option (which disables kernel mode setting, but also all video/2D/3D acceleration) or you specify the resolution you want to use with the video option, like this:
Both options, nomodeset and video= have to be added to the options in the quotes in line
Many thanks TobiSGD !
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="video=1024x768@60" in /etc/default/grub works like a charm :)
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