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Old 01-10-2007, 07:30 AM   #1
winfinit
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Help with console resolution


Hi guys
recently i installed Slackware11 with huge26.s which is 2.6.17.13, and i compiled another kernel which is 2.6.19 so i have lilo as my boot loader to pick between 2 of them. everything works perfectly fine except my bash when i am booting into 2.6.19 is 640x480!!!

other kernel boots in 1024by768 which is fine with me. I want this one to be the same.

I have tried:
1. change lilos configurations vga=XXX(790.791, ASK) tried all that, but changes are only taking effect on my 2.6.17.13 kernels bash, not newly compiled one????
2. i tried to recompile my Kernel with different value for SVGA_MODE in kerneldir/arch/i386/boot/Makefile. make bzImage, then cp'd bzImage to /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.19
reboot, and nothing happens. same thing!!!
3. ?????? I was trying to hit my head against the wall, but that didnt help much ether!!! any other ideas please
 
Old 01-10-2007, 10:24 AM   #2
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Tried selecting a framebuffer for your video card in the kernel config?

If you're using a nvidia device, use the VGA or VESA kernel drivers, that way nvidia's kernel module won't conflict with the one in the kernel. Of course, that is if you have X with nvidia drivers.
 
Old 01-10-2007, 03:48 PM   #3
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I had the same problem, here's the solution:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=517027

Just make sure you have the correct video drivers and you should be fine.
 
  


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