igueths at lava-net.com
Tue Nov 2 12:50:26 EDT 2010
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Hi all, thanks to everyone for the suggestions! I had somheow forgotten about
the vga parameter, it looks like that is what is going to be the easiest to
implement on this CLFS build. At least for testing/playing around with console
sizes that is.
On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 06:01:57AM -0700, Steve Holmes wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 04:29:46AM -0400, Chuck Hallenbeck wrote:
> > I have added vga=773 to my kernel line in the grub menu.lst file,
> > which gives me 48 lines of 128 columns.
> I also run Arch Linux like Chuck does but I'm using grub2 so I had to
> do a similar thing but had to be sure the grub.cfg file included a
> 'insmod vbe' before I could get any change in screen size; from there
> I used vga=790 as a kernel parameter to achieve a 48 row by 128 column
> Another way you could get a large screen with grub2 is alter the
> values in /etc/default/grub to use gfxterm as the terminal output but
> then grub seemed a lot slower but I got a screen size of 96 rows by
> 256 columns!
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