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Old 10-15-2003, 01:04 AM   #1
rech
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Higher resolution on bootup


Hi, I just compiled a new kernel for myself, but was distraught to find that when I booted up, the boot messages were in a huge font! Which option in the kernel can I change to enable 1024x768 resolution for both bootup and working at the command prompt (in other words, for everything non-X11)
 
Old 10-15-2003, 01:44 AM   #2
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if using lilo, and you have it supported in your kernel, you can edit /etc/lilo.conf to change screen resolution. - unhash the vga mode that you would like. Then run /sbin/lilo, reboot.
 
Old 10-15-2003, 01:57 AM   #3
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I actually do have the 1024x768 resolution uncommented in lilo.conf, and the higher resolutoin does in fact work for other kernel compiles (where i used default settings - the point I'm unsure on is which default settings are enabled) ; however, it says it's for the framebuffer console? Does that mean when I'm compiling the kernel I need to enable the framebuffer option?
 
Old 10-15-2003, 05:24 AM   #4
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Originally posted by rech
Does that mean when I'm compiling the kernel I need to enable the framebuffer option?
Yes, enable framebuffer console during kernel compile.

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