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Re: vga16fb console settings

On Thu, 15 Aug 2002 22:20, Frank Crins wrote:
> > I have a similar problem, I put the following in a script in
> > /etc/rc.boot:
> >
> > for n in /dev/vc/* ; do
> >   echo "" > $n
> > done
> > fbset -a 800x600-75
> >
> > If there's a better solution I'd like to know it.
> You just have to put vga=0x314 (for 800x600-16bpp) in /etc/lilo.conf.
> Different values can be found in Documentation/fb/vesafb.txt
> That's what did the trick for me.

That's fine as long as the frame buffer driver is compiled into the kernel 
and as long as it's a standard mode.  If you have non-standard settings or if 
you have the driver as a module then it won't work.

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