Re: Kernel Boot Parameter vga=xxx for 1400x1050 screen

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I use 1152x1024 mode, and it does not brean any full screen text mode


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jay Daniels" <jay@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <shrike-list@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2003 1:59 PM
Subject: Re: Kernel Boot Parameter vga=xxx for 1400x1050 screen

> On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 05:49:03PM +0800, Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Currently I am passing vga=791 to the kernel to get a bootup screen
> > size of 1280x1024. Since my actual screen res is 1400x1050, I would like
> > get to this size.
> >
> > I'm not sure what parameters to pass to the kernel to get this
> > screen res. Can anyone give any pointers?
> >
> > I've read the Documentation/svga.txt but that didn't really help either
> >
> > Mun Heng, Ow                                            /V\
> ---end quoted text---
> Won't changing the console resolution make more rows and columns and
> possibly break some console applications?
> I other words, would mutt, and other console apps have trouble
> formatting mail designed for 80x25?  It would be like running mutt or
> emacs in a terminal then making the window full screen - ugly, to say the
> least!  Perhaps mutt is smarter than this and can get the screen
> resolution, idonno, but what about other fullscreen console apps you
> use that are designed for 80x25?
> jay
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