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Old 02-22-2005, 10:58 AM   #1
sh4d0w331
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VESA modes


I would like t change my resolutionand screen size in console mode. I say screen size and resolution, because its not like I have a very low reolution over the whole screen, but in actuallity a very small screen in the center of my screen, at a mediocre resolution. I know I need to change this in the /etc/lilo.conf file, but I do not know how to chang ethe mode or what number to use for the vesa driver (77? something I think).
 
Old 02-23-2005, 04:12 AM   #2
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you can read one of the man pages (either lilo, or lilo.conf), or at the lilo prompt, you can type 'vga=ask' and get a list of choices. Once you find once that works, you just need to add it to your lilo.conf file, and run 'lilo' as root.

Hope this helps,

scott_R

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