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Re: vga in lilo

On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 01:16:42PM -0400, Soren Andersen wrote:
>    - It is best to let lilo tell you what you can ask for. Get your next
>      boot-up to include the directive "vga=ask" so that you can review
>      the modes offered. Do not use the mode *index* number that LILO
>      displays, use the actual (decimal form of the) numerical mode code.
>      Mode index number can _work_ but can change if hardware or kernel
>      changes (?), is not robust way to specify mode.

However, not all videa cards that work with vga=791 display that when
you pass "vga=ask" to lilo.  I had a Toshiba Laptop that behaved this
way.  It was a Tecra 8100 IIRC.

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