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Re: Lilo and vga=791



On approximately Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 09:29:20PM +0530, Sridhar M.A. wrote:
> I am facing a peculiar problem while booting with a kernel which has 
> framebuffer support. 
> 
> My lilo.conf is as follows:
> 
>   root=/dev/hda
>   map=/boot/map
>   install=/boot/boot-bmp.b

vga=791
"belongs here, not in the append line"
 
>   bitmap=/boot/ins64a.bmp
>   bmp-colors=14,11,,15,9,0
>   bmp-table=21,287p,2,4,175p
>   bmp-timer=73,29,12,8,0
> 
>   default="deb"
>   lba32
>   prompt
>   timeout=1200
> 
>   image=/vmlinuz
>     label="deb"
>     root=/dev/hda3
>     append="vga=791"
>     read-only
>   image=/vmlinuz.old
>     label="old"
>     root=/dev/hda3
>     append="vga=791"
>     read-only
>   image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.19-16mdk
>     label=mdk9
>     root=/dev/hda9
>     append="vga=791"
>     read-only
>   other=/dev/hda1
>     label=dos
>     table=/dev/hda
> 
> But when I choose 'deb', the system boots in 80x25 graphical mode,
> rather than 1024x768x64K mode. Surprisingly, it does if I pass the
> option vga=791 on the command line. FWIW, I am running sarge and the
> lilo version is 1:22.3.3-2. Has anyone faced something similar?
> 
> Given a chance, I would like to use grub, but I _cannot_ with my present
> motherboard :-(
> 
> Regards,
> 
> -- 
> Sridhar M.A.
> 
> It was all so different before everything changed.
> 
> 
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