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Old 08-26-2002, 10:32 PM   #1
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Cool Lilo.Conf & Video Settings


Hello All,

I'm running SuSE Linux 8.x and recently made a change to the "Lilo.Conf" file to change the "default" text mode that linux boots to.

The specific change I made to the "Lilo.Conf" file is "vga=normal". Everything boots fine but the text is now a little too large.

Does anybody know where I can find a list of video mode settings so that I can expeiment with different font sizes?

Thanks
Scott
 
Old 08-27-2002, 04:03 AM   #2
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You should type in lilo.conf : vga=ask
but don't forget to rewrite lilo!!
 
Old 08-27-2002, 04:46 AM   #3
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nautilus_1987 is right. You should write vga=ask instead of your vga=normal.
 
Old 08-27-2002, 10:26 AM   #4
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http://www.linux-mag.com/2002-03/tech_support_01.html

Good info guys, that option is a good idea, if you find the one you like, change that in your 'vga =' section.

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Old 08-27-2002, 01:29 PM   #5
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800x600x16bit=787
800x600x24bit=788
800x600x32bit=789

1024x768x16bit=790
1024x768x24bit=791
1024x768x32bit=792

1280x1024x16bit=793
1280x1024x16bit=794
1280x1024x16bit=795
 
Old 08-27-2002, 01:30 PM   #6
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ie for 1024x768x24bit:
at lilo prompt:
linux vga=791

or add vga=791 to lilo.conf
 
Old 08-28-2002, 12:31 AM   #7
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Smile Thanks To All

Thanks guys......

Scott
 
  


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