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Re: 800x600



On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 10:46:07AM +0200, Pietro Zuco wrote:
> I have a question. I'm using a compaq with 800x600 of resolution. I installed 
> debian potato and I wanted to get that resolution in text mode, but I still 
> can't. Some of the thinks I did are:
> 
> 1. Uncomment some #define in the /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot/video.S
> 2. Put vga=788 in the lilo.conf file.
> 3. Compiled the kernel and support for VGA text console, and Video mode 
> selection support.

Try the VESA framebuffer console.  It works on my vaio.
See Documentation/fb/vesafb.txt for vga=xxx values.

sam
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