Add colored border around console?

perikillo perikillo at
Mon Aug 21 16:27:16 UTC 2006

On 8/20/06, Alexey Mikhailov <karma at> wrote:
> Nikolas Britton wrote:
> > What I want is the colored border around the console window... I have
> > no clue how to do it, /dev/random made the border you see the photo! I
> > let it run all night to generate interrupt load as part of a system
> > stress test.
> I think you need to use "vidcontrol". So "man vidcontrol" and look for
> "-b" option.
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I have this:


allscreens_flags="-f 8x8 iso-8x8 -b red -mode 80x60 green black"

Just check which video modes support your video adapter, some video
cards that i have been using dosent support this settings.


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