Re: character fonts in Bash terminal
On Thu, 04 Nov 2004 08:37:14 -0600, Matt Zagrabelny <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > 2) The font size of my character set is too big (like ms-dos) and looks
> > unclean. I want the character set smaller and cleaner looking. How
> > would I enable this? Any assistance is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
> i believe this has to do with framebuffers and the like, ive never
> changed mine from 80x25 characters. (i use X)
The safest bet is trying to use the Vesa framebuffer support, the only
drawback is the vertical resolution stuck at 60 Hz. I don't have at
hand the list of code to choose the resolution, anyway try adding
"vga=791" in the kernel boot options to have 1024x768 (IIRC).