[PLUG] Modify console resolution
nawaz.patel at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 22:52:12 PDT 2007
On 4/26/07, Ritesh Khadgaray <khadgaray at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-04-25 at 14:35 +0530, Nawaz Patel wrote:
> > Hi,
> > How do I change the console screen resolution, I have a large
> > screen and 80*25 chars look bad on it. Options mentioned on web like
> I assume, you are using text mode for work
> Check out "vga=ask" kernel option while booting.
This worked. At boot-up I am asked to hit <RETURN> then I have to
'scan' for additional screen modes, which gives me a screen mode list
b 0123 132x60
I selected 'b', it gave me a good resolution.
The problem is doing all this everytime I boot, I had previously tried
'vga=799' and other codes, but they don't work.
Can this process be automated, I wonder what the code '0123' means here.
> > using X and kernel recompile for framebuffer support don't work for
> > me.
> Is there a issue running X ?
I am running a bare kernel 2.6.9-22, and don't want to use X.
> > Anybody knows a simpler way?
> > Cheers,
> > Nawaz
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