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Old 10-30-2007, 12:10 PM   #1
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Question Widescreen console resolution possible?


Hello, I was wondering if it was possible to achieve non-standard or widescreen resolutions in the framebuffer console. Currently, I have Slackware 12.0 boot with the option vga=791 in grub for 1024x768, but I would like to be able to set it to 1280x768. If it is possible, would it break anything (boot splashes, etc.)?

Don't get this confused with what resolution I have in Xorg (which is fine BTW).

Computer specs are in my sig. Thank you in advance!
 
Old 10-30-2007, 12:26 PM   #2
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You do know that your 'sig' is not posted in these forums right??

No it is not possible to set widescreen framebuffer resolutions.
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