Changing console size, vidcontrol only lists 80x25
doug at polands.org
Tue Oct 30 06:46:25 PDT 2007
Joshua Isom wrote:
> I recently bought a new LCD monitor for my computer. It handles
> 1440x900 and seems to automatically do some scaling(although buggy) to
> utilize the entire screen, resulting in a stretched, blurry, and cropped
> screen for the console. After some time and playing around, I was about
> to get Xorg to behave and use the native resolution of the monitor.
> When I run vidcontrol -i mode, only 80x25 is displayed for options,
> nothing else. The "option VESA" doesn't seem to work in STABLE anymore
> so I'm not sure how to be able to get better support. I'm currently
> running STABLE on amd64.
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