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Old 08-12-2003, 08:18 PM   #1
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Command line Full Screen

I am running Mandrake 9.1 on a sony vaio.I was just wonding how to chane the startup and commandline modes from using only 800x600(thats my estimate of what its using) of my 1024x768 display.This is not a huge deal or anything but in other distro's I have noticed it launchs full screen.The Graphical enviorment seems to have no problems using all the display so I would assume the c/l would not either.
Old 08-12-2003, 09:17 PM   #2
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search for the 'vga=' option that you can pass to your bootloader.
Old 08-12-2003, 09:56 PM   #3
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You will find all the modes here:

Then, edit your grub/lilo config file and add the vga= line, if you don't already have it.

Example, vga=791
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for changing console fonts.


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