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Re: console resolution

Jeffrey Cao <jcao.linux@gmail.com>:
>  On 2010-01-22, Nima Azarbayjany <i.adore.debian@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I have recently installed Squeeze on my laptop and most things
> > seem to work fine right now.
> >
> > I used to add vga=xxx to the kernel parameters line to adjust the
> > console resolution but this is now deprecated as a message printed
> > at the startup says.  What should be passed to the kernel instead
> > of, for example, vga=0x361?  Let me add that I have upgraded the
> > kernel to 2.6.32 from sid.
> >
>  For the new grub, edit the file /etc/default/grub, add the
>  following line:
>  And then run 'update-grub' to update /boot/grub/grub.cfg

Isn't it strange that we now need to `update-grub`, when having to run
"lilo" was such a hardship before?

That does it.  I'm going back to lilo.

Grumble, mumble, wtf doesn't OpenBSD ever show up in the grub* boot
menu, grumble, mumble, ...  Grr.

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