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Re: vga16fb console settings

Ditch, Derek  P., MO-ARNG, 2002-Aug-15 14:26 -0500:
> I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro 410CDT and I compiles a 2.4.19 kernel
> that included the VESA and VGA16 Framebuffer support.  The VESAFB
> doesn't load at boot (perhaps the VESA on the PC is too old), but the
> vga16fb loads fine.  However, it loads a 640x480 box inside an 800x600
> display.  I can use "fbset -g 800 600 800 600 4" to make the console a
> full 800x600 display that is very nice.  However, I can't figure out
> how to make this fbset change permanent.  Upon reboot, it goes back to
> the 640x480 display.  Also, I have to run the the fbset command on
> each tty console.
> Any suggestions?  

> in your lilo.conf add the option 
> vga=791 I think...may be a lower number...check lilo documentation


I actually tried that, and many other values.  None worked.


Jeff Coppock		Systems Engineer
Diggin' Debian		Admin and User

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