Changing Console Resolution - Vidcontrol
schiz0phrenic21 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 04:30:11 UTC 2007
Yeah, I do SSH in most of the time, but with the vmware window open, I'm
always tempted to type commands in there. So I figured it'd be nice just to
be able to have a nice sized window to do it in.
On 4/3/07, Chris Slothouber <chris at hier7.com> wrote:
> Wouldn't it be easier to ssh in Windows in to your virtual machine?
> This would certainly be a lot more effective at getting used to working
> with FreeBSD remotely, if you are indeed replacing a Linux box that you
> work on remotely.
> - Chris Slothouber
> Schiz0 wrote:
> > I'd just like to be able to type commands without having them wrap to
> > next line. Same goes to compiling software: More screen space = Less
> > flying by at once = More time to read whatever's going on, let it be
> > errors,
> > warnings, whatever.
> > And in my case, because I'm running it in VMWare at the moment due to
> > fact that I'm new to BSD and I'd like to learn before I put it into
> > production, the console window barely fills the VMWare window, so I'm
> > wasting a whole lot of space. Half the screen is just blank.
> > On 4/2/07, Daniel O'Connor <doconnor at gsoft.com.au> wrote:
> >> I don't understand why people who want high resolution consoles don't
> >> X.
> >> It is a *lot* faster for the vast majority of cards (ie ones which
> >> doing VESA modes).
> >> Scrolling a screen full of text at a decent resolution using VESA ==
> >> slideshow.
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