console in 1024x768 mode?

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at
Sat Jun 24 22:27:08 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-Jun-24 19:59:39 +0530, Gobbledegeek wrote:
>I tried putting "options VESA" in kernel but buildkernel said
>unsupported option.

VESA relies on the kernel being able to call BIOS functions.  The
bios is i386 so this isn't possible in native amd64.

Running non-standard console resolution means something like KGI.
This was being worked on some years ago but seems to have died.

Peter Jeremy
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