Laptop Display size problem

Norberto Meijome freebsd at
Thu Mar 16 15:09:04 UTC 2006

On Wed, 15 Mar 2006 22:56:09 +0000
neil <neilcpp at> wrote:

> Hi, I am running freebsd 6 on a Fujitsu Siemens Laptop. At the
> moment, I only want to use it in text mode. The problem I have is
> that the text mode display seems to be framed into the centre of the
> screen, wasting 2 inches plus horizontally and vertically.

No idea if this is similar in your Fujitsu: most Toshiba laptops i've
used have a BIOS setting (video zoom ? full screen? ) that makes the
screen look like what you describe. I think it affects only text mode,
but could be wrong.


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