Re: graphical console problem
Try to tune the vertical lenght of your monitor manually(using
the button on the screen). The problem seems to be the refresh rate has
There is a web page shows the usage of sisfb. It may help you.
< http://www.winischhofer.at/linuxsisvga.shtml >
As I know there is not a file store the setting of graphical console.
If you want to change the graphical console mode, you have to set it as
the modules is loading or by using kernel parameter.
On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 05:34:35PM -0500, Luis Finotti wrote:
> Dear Ming and all,
> Thanks for the reply, Ming. ?I really appreciate your help.
> I put "video=sisfb:mode:none" in the append part of lilo.conf and it did work
> (back to text mode), but now the computer try to fit more lines than it fits
> in the screen, in the sense that there are lines below what the screen is
> showing. ?For instance, if I type "ls -l", some of the entries (and the
> prompt) will be below the visible part of the screen... ?Can that be fixed? ?
> (It did not happen before the update changed to graphic...)
> Is there a configuration file for this graphic console?
> On Sunday 07 November 2004 22:59, Ming wrote:
> > Try to pass "video=sisfb:mode:none" to your kernel, just like pass
> > vga=ask. This options tells kernel does not turn on the sis framebuffer.
> > If this option works, you will bootup your machine in text console. At
> > that point you can try to activate standard framebuffer by passing
> > "vga=791" to your kernel.
> > Best Regards,
> > Ming