Console resolution/font size

Janos Dohanics web at
Sat Nov 28 05:27:01 UTC 2020

On Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:12:58 +0100
Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:

> [...] There are many variables and moving parts,
> such as graphics card and driver, UEFI, display internal firmware,
> ant-tiny fonts, ugly colors, and all that, also DRM drivers and how
> and when they are loaded. [...]

UEFI is definitely one of those moving parts.

I have reinstalled this same laptop with MBR, and now:

dmesg | less
Copyright (c) 1992-2020 The FreeBSD Project.
Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
        The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
FreeBSD is a registered trademark of The FreeBSD Foundation.
FreeBSD 13.0-CURRENT #0 2ed50808d2b-c254384(main): Thu Nov 12 07:29:09 UTC 2020
    root at amd64
FreeBSD clang version 11.0.0 (git at llvmorg-11.0.0-0-g176249bd673)
WARNING: WITNESS option enabled, expect reduced performance.
VT(vga): resolution 640x480
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8350U CPU @ 1.70GHz (1896.09-MHz K8-class CPU)

No magnifier glass needed to read the screen.

Janos Dohanics

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