Changing Console Resolution
talbotscott at cox.net
Mon Sep 6 04:31:09 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-09-06 at 10:59 +1000, CB wrote:
> For those times when I boot without X, how can I raise the resolution of
> the console so I can see more text on a page than the standard (80 x 24?).
I don't remember where it is now, there is a list that contains all of
the codes for multiple resolutions. On the kernel line in your
grub.conf add vga=792 will get you a high res screen somewhere about 50
lines IIRC. You can alternately put vga=ask which will nag you at boot
for a resolution.
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