On Saturday 22 April 2006 01:27, Henning Makholm wrote: > I don't care much for mouse clicks, but "80x25 characters and a 8-bit > font" is a very low common denominator for the amount of text one can > show on the screen when selecting packages or answering complex > debconf questions. The 8-bit-ness of the font is not a problem for > people installing in English, but being able to see more lines at a > time should benefit everybody who want or need more control than just > accepting all of the defaults. You can boot the installer with a vga=... boot option to use a higher resolution console. When I install on my sparc with framebuffer enabled I get something like 40 lines and 132 columns.
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