Console resolution/font size
c.brinkhaus at t-online.de
Wed Nov 25 17:17:08 UTC 2020
Am Wed, Nov 25, 2020 at 12:03:42PM -0500 schrieb Janos Dohanics:
> On Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:45:06 +0100
> Christoph Brinkhaus <c.brinkhaus at t-online.de> wrote:
> > Am Wed, Nov 25, 2020 at 02:03:18AM -0500 schrieb Janos Dohanics:
> > > Hello,
> > Hello Janos!
> > > [...]
> > >
> > > How can I make a specific console resolution presistent across
> > > reboots? And how would I set a resolution between 800x600 and
> > > 1920x1080? Why is the setting in /boot/loader.conf ignored?
> > Please have a look at efi_max_resolution which is specfied in
> > /boot/loader.conf. I use that on one of my laptops.
> > efi_max_resolution
> > Specify the maximum desired resolution for the EFI
> > console. The following values are accepted:
> > Value Resolution
> > 480p 640x480
> > 720p 1280x720
> > 1080p 1920x1080
> > 2160p 3840x2160
> > 4k 3840x2160
> > 5k 5120x2880
> > WidthxHeight WidthxHeight
thank you for the feed back.
> Hi Christoph,
> I have changed /boot/loader.conf as you have suggested:
> # cat /boot/loader.conf
> Works perfect, thank you!
> Except: The FreeBSD Boot Loader Menu is not displayed. After 10
> seconds, the boot process items keep scrolling at a readable resolution.
This is not something one want to have.
The only idea I have is to increase the delay of the boot menue.
May be it takes some time for the grafic card to synchronize to the
new resolution. But this is just guesswork.
> Not sure though what that resolution is, dmesg says:
> VT(efifb): resolution 800x600
> Janos Dohanics
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