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Well i am using Slackware 9.1. When my system boots up the font size is too small in console(Runlevel 3). I want to change that resolution. Yes i use LILO, but can't it be done without messing with LILO. I mean after all its the frame buffer we have to deal with!
Something strange happen here... why the linux 2.4.23 don't have the framebuffer console support in the kernel configuration? Is it altered or else where I can enable it ? (I known where it is reside, or perhaps it is altered?)
The 2.4.23 kernel isn't stock with slack 9.1 -- So I'm assuming you compiled it yourself and left out framebuffer console support -- or vga mode selection support.
All those options are under "character devices" in the menu config.
Once you have support in your kernel, you use a kernel parameter (regardless of boot-loader) to specify what resolution and color depth the framebuffer uses.
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x32k
Is what I'm using on my laptop.
The slackware lilo.conf has a very nicely commented section for selection of framebuffer configuration.
If you're using the 2.4 series kernels the framebuffer options are under "Console drivers". Make sure you have the "Prompt for incomplete and experimental drivers" option at the top of the config screen checked (under "Code maturity level options") to get all the options.