Re: lost high resolution console with lastest snapshot

From: Nuno Teixeira <eduardo_at_freebsd.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2021 15:05:18 +0100
Maybe that formula is choosing large fonts related with a 15' laptop
1920x1080
 res for my taste. It remembers me older bsd versions when booting

But I'm happy knowing that I can change it.

Thanks very much,
Nuno Teixeira

Tomoaki AOKI <junchoon_at_dec.sakura.ne.jp> escreveu no dia terça, 6/07/2021
à(s) 14:55:

> And IIUC, commit becaac3972f1 [1]
> to /usr/src/stand/efi/loader/framebuffer.c has the auto-selection logic.
>
> [1]
>
> https://cgit.freebsd.org/src/commit/stand/efi/loader/framebuffer.c?id=becaac3972f1fde4e3c44516399468ba5ca65c9b
>
>
> On Tue, 6 Jul 2021 16:28:01 +0300
> Toomas Soome via freebsd-current <freebsd-current_at_freebsd.org> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > > On 6. Jul 2021, at 16:21, Nuno Teixeira <eduardo_at_freebsd.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> >
> >
> > yes and no. the automatic font selection does try the best, but people
> are different and the automatic selection may not be best for You. Anyhow,
> thats the reason to have option to set it manually.
> >
> > rgds,
> > toomas
> >
> >
> > > Tomoaki AOKI <junchoon_at_dec.sakura.ne.jp> escreveu no dia ter〓a,
> 6/07/2021
> > > 〓(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>
> > >>
> > >>
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Tomoaki AOKI    <junchoon_at_dec.sakura.ne.jp>
>
Received on Tue Jul 06 2021 - 14:05:18 UTC

Original text of this message