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Re: How to get those nice console fonts?

On Tue, Jan 16, 2007 at 02:00:53PM +0100, Daniel Haude wrote:
> Florian Kulzer wrote:
> > I use vga=0x303 and that looks exactly like Knoppix's fonts on my
> > terminals. However, I think this also depends on the kernel
> > configuration options related to the console fonts. Here is what I have:
> > 
> > $ grep -i font /boot/config-$(uname -r)
> > # CONFIG_FONTS is not set
> > CONFIG_FONT_8x8=y
> > CONFIG_FONT_8x16=y
> > 
> > (I use a self-compiled kernel, therefore I do not know how the stock
> >  Debian kernels are set up in that respect.)
> My stock kernel (2.4.27-3-k7) gives the same settings, but doesn't let
> me change anything. In fact it seems to ignore any of the vga= options,
> including "vga=ask". Here's what I see in dmesg's output:
> Kernel command line: root=/dev/hda5 ro vga=4 hdc=ide-scsi hdd=ide-scsi
> vga=791
> Initializing CPU#0
> Detected 2104.783 MHz processor.
> Console: colour VGA+ 80x30

I don't know much about this, but you seem to have 2 vga= options
above. that could be part of the problem.


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