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Re: How to change console font?

On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 2:42 AM, Chris Jones <cjns1989@gmail.com> wrote:
> This should get you up to speed re: the fb console:
>  http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Framebuffer-HOWTO.html

I had already looked at that document up to the point where it says:

"Reboot the kernel, and as a simple test, try entering 0301 at the VGA
prompt (this will give you 640x480 @ 256), and you should be able to
see a cute little Penguin logo."

This didn't work (I got an error message saying that this mode was
unavailable). I just rechecked the HOWTO and saw that there are many
more possible modes, and they are all of the (hexadecimal) form 0x###,
not (octal) 0###, maybe that's why it didn't work. Maybe omitting the
'x' is a mis-print in the HOWTO, or maybe it's just the 0301 mode that
doesn't work on my card.

I'll try again whan I get to the machine.


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