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Old 02-20-2003, 09:42 PM   #1
illtbagu
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lilo boot screen size


my dumb ass cant seem to remeber how i changed my boot screen size. its default right now and i want to make it 1280x1024. i could just edit the /etc/lilo.conf if im correct but the way i did this before was by using some gui front end for lilo. i just cant remember its been too many months now. could someone refresh my memory. running red hat 8.0

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Old 02-20-2003, 10:17 PM   #2
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not sure how to compute it but here's for the 1024x768@256 line from a defulat lilo.conf of slack.

# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x256
vga=773

u can declare this line within the global section of your lilo.conf (use vi or pico or gedit - as long as you are root).

then run /sbin/lilo -v to apply the changes.

hth.
 
Old 02-20-2003, 11:31 PM   #3
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