1024x768 on a toshiba 8100 tecra in a text (Non X) Console screen

Francesco Casadei casadeif at yahoo.it
Sun Dec 28 03:56:26 PST 2003

All my previous attempts to send this message failed
cause my ISP's SMTP server is blocked:

The following message to
<freebsd-questions at freebsd.org> was undeliverable.
The reason for the problem:
5.1.0 - Unknown address error 554-'Service
unavailable; Client host
+[] blocked using bl.spamcop.net; Blocked
- see

So I'm sending this through yahoo's webmail service
(sorry if line wrap looks bad). The text of the
orignal reply was:

>From vidcontrol(1) manpage:

 mode    Select a new video mode.  The modes currently
recognized are:
     80x25, 80x30, 80x43, 80x50, 80x60, 132x25,
132x30, 132x43,
     132x50, 132x60, VGA_40x25, VGA_80x25, VGA_80x30,
     VGA_80x60, VGA_90x25, VGA_90x30, VGA_90x43,
VGA_90x50, VGA_90x60,
     EGA_80x25, EGA_80x43, VESA_132x25, VESA_132x43,
     VESA_132x60.  The raster text mode VESA_800x600
can also be cho-
     sen.  See Video Mode Support below.

It seems that you can't set 1024x768 VESA mode, only
Furthermore, to achieve this you have to recompile
your kernel with the

See section 'Video Mode Support', as suggested in the
above snippet.

        Francesco Casadei

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