Re: Dell 8000 problems -- 4-way split screen
on Wed, 11 Jun 2003 09:31:44PM +0200, Mark Janssen insinuated:
> On Wed, 2003-06-11 at 19:41, Nori Heikkinen wrote:
> [video problems while booting, from lilo onward]
> Mmm... I'm no LILO user myself, but maybe lilo is setting your
> video-mode in some unsupported setting. Try finding out what
> boot-options LILO is passing to your kernel, and optionally specify
> (another) one yourself.
good idea. someone else suggested playing with the 'vga' LILO boot
option. however, no matter what i set it to (normal, ext, or any of
the 'ask' options), it still does the same thing. default under
/etc/lilo.conf is 'normal', which is 80x25, which should be right for
the console, no?
> I remember something about 'video=vga16', but I could be wrong
hm, i don't see a 'video' option. maybe you were thinking of 'vga'.
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