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Old 09-10-2003, 01:38 PM   #1
Gill Bates
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setting console boot resolution


after recompiling my kernel i have lost the 1024x786 and 24k colours on my console that i used to get at boot time;
i boot up putting vga=ask to get a better resolution now but it looks crap and kinda hurts the eyes, can someone point me in the right direction to change the console back to the way i had it before?
 
Old 09-10-2003, 02:50 PM   #2
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use vga=791 for that resolution.

and please pick suitable forums - moved to Linux - Newbie
 
Old 09-10-2003, 02:54 PM   #3
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depends which framebuffer you were using, i only know the standard vesa one, you can get the mode numbers from here, i like 0x318. but if you were using a card specific framebuffer then you'll have to read its docs.
 
  


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