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Re: character fonts in Bash terminal

On Thu, 04 Nov 2004 08:37:14 -0600, Matt Zagrabelny <mzagrabe@d.umn.edu> 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).


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