[svlug] Boot up penguin. - Redux - Answered

Tin Le tin at le.org
Thu May 11 10:17:03 PDT 2000


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Put the following line in your lilo.conf

vga= -2

That will change the mode to extended vga.  I like 80x43 chars for my
console.  You might want to try -1 instead, which puts the screen into
"normal VGA" mode.

Tin Le
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Tin Le - tin at le.org

On Thu, 11 May 2000, Jan-Albert Venter wrote:

> I found it, it wasn't the framebuffer. Under console drivers you need to
> enable the VESA-Console driver. 
> Of course this leaves you with a post-boot VESA console, meaning less than
> wonderfull colors and text-size. If somebody knows a way to swithc the
> screen back to 80 Character mode (a linux equavilent to the dos command mode
> CO80) then this can become very nice indeed.

> Ciao
> A.J. Venter

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