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Re: character fonts in Bash terminal

On Thu,  4 Nov 2004 18:28:48 +0100, vincent.tournebise@free.fr
<vincent.tournebise@free.fr> wrote:
> > 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).
> >
> >
> I've tried this before, with a vga=1 wich stands for 80*50 (my ideal font size).
> The problem is that at some point of the boot (maybe Runlevel 3 or something)
> the console switches back to standard definition 80*25.
> Something is taking over the kernel boot parameters, but what :) ?

vga=1 is a little strange as parameter, have you never tried with vga=extended?


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