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Re: Changing video modes on fly?

On Sun, 11 Jan 1998, Adam Klein wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 12, 1998 at 11:56:19AM +1300, Tim Thomson wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Is there a way to change the text video mode (say, from 80x25 to 80x50),
> > on the fly?
> > I prefer 80x25 for most things but it would be handy to change the
> > resolution for somethings - without rebooting!
> The resizecons program in the kbd package does this.

Also look at the svgatextmode package. Svgatextmode can resize your text
screen in a very flexible way and is highly configurable. I use it to set
the console to 116x51 at 69 Hz, using 16x9-pixel characters.


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