Re: lost high resolution console with lastest snapshot

From: Nuno Teixeira <eduardo_at_freebsd.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2021 14:21:09 +0100
it worked! 8x16 is exacly
the same size as before.

And you are right, screen res is correct but font size is wrong. Is it some
kind of bug?

Tomoaki AOKI <junchoon_at_dec.sakura.ne.jp> escreveu no dia terça, 6/07/2021
à(s) 14:08:

> Or if the previous installation is old enough,
> possibly just a font auto-selection problem.
> If screen resolution is correct, but tooo large font is selected,
> lower resolution screen is mimiced.
>
> If so, try setting
>
>  screen.font=8x16
>
> or any size you prefer from files in /boot/fonts.
>
>
> On Tue, 6 Jul 2021 14:42:26 +0200 (CEST)
> Ronald Klop <ronald-lists_at_klop.ws> wrote:
>
> > Maybe your previous install did not use UEFI?
> >
> > Ronald.
> >
> >
> > Van: Toomas Soome via freebsd-current <freebsd-current_at_freebsd.org>
> > Datum: dinsdag, 6 juli 2021 14:12
> > Aan: Nuno Teixeira <eduardo_at_freebsd.org>
> > CC: FreeBSD CURRENT <freebsd-current_at_freebsd.org>
> > Onderwerp: Re: lost high resolution console with lastest snapshot
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > > On 6. Jul 2021, at 14:49, Nuno Teixeira <eduardo_at_freebsd.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hello,
> > > >
> > > > gop get says:
> > > > ---
> > > > EDID 1920x1080
> > > > mode 0
> > > > ---
> > > >
> > > > When I try other modes it sometimes decreases res.
> > > >
> > > > I remember that high res was working until now.
> > > > Maybe a bug?
> > >
> > > GOP set/get/list is the only interface with uefi graphics we can use
> from bootloader. From loader, we only can try to use resolutions listed by
> gop list, even if the hardware does support better. This is the firmware
> limit (check for update?). Once operating system is running, X11/DRM
> drivers can switch to use better resolution.
> > >
> > > Toomas
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Toomas Soome <tsoome_at_me.com> escreveu no dia ter〓a, 6/07/2021 〓(s)
> 12:11:
> > > >
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>>> On 6. Jul 2021, at 14:07, Nuno Teixeira <eduardo_at_freebsd.org>
> wrote:
> > > >>>
> > > >>> I forgot to say that dmesg show vt resolution:
> > > >>>
> > > >>> ---
> > > >>> (...)
> > > >>> FreeBSD clang version 12.0.1 (git_at_github.com:llvm/llvm-project.git
> > > >>> llvmorg-12.0.1-rc2-0-ge7dac564cd0e)
> > > >>> WARNING: WITNESS option enabled, expect reduced performance.
> > > >>> ==> VT(efifb): resolution 1920x1080
> > > >>> (...)
> > > >>>
> > > >>> But res isn't at 1920x1080
> > > >>
> > > >> from boot menu, press ESC to get OK prompt, enter commands:
> > > >>
> > > >> gop get
> > > >> gop list
> > > >> gop set X 〓 where X is number from gop list output.
> > > >>
> > > >> this way you can check if the resolution does change or not.
> > > >>
> > > >> rgds,
> > > >> toomas
> > > >>
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Nuno Teixeira <eduardo_at_freebsd.org> escreveu no dia ter〓a,
> 6/07/2021
> > > >> 〓(s)
> > > >>> 11:37:
> > > >>>
> > > >>>> Hello,
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> I remember having high resolution console at 1920x1080 but due to
> > > >> hardware
> > > >>>> problems I replaced hdd and installed latest snapshot #0
> > > >>>> main-n247671-c5f4772c66d: Thu Jul  1 and now console resolution
> is very
> > > >> low.
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> Did I missed something or I need to configure system so I can
> have high
> > > >>>> res again?
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> Thanks,
> > > >>>> Nuno Teixeira
> > > >>>>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
>
>
> --
> Tomoaki AOKI    <junchoon_at_dec.sakura.ne.jp>
>
>
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