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Old 06-28-2004, 06:11 AM   #1
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Monitor resolution question


Just a quick question. I would like to know if it is possible to change the screen resolution for the command line mode in Linux, before I startx. Not sure if I am being too clear here. I know how to change my X resolution, but I want to change the other one. So can anybody tell me how?
 
Old 06-29-2004, 08:29 AM   #2
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Try the bootparameter "vga=normal" (at the lilo/grub screen). If it is what you want, you can alter the lilo/grub config to keep it permanent (after update the mbr).

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