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Re: Setting a console resolution




On Thu 28 Dec 2017 at 17:12:47 +0100, henrik i wrote:

> A small update. I did some more testing on the system with Intel 3600
> graphics, and at least one working solution was to blacklist the module:
> 
> In /etc/modprobe.d/whatever.conf
> blacklist gma500_gfx
> 
> This enabled me to use the following lines in /etc/default/grub
> GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768@60
> GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep
> 
> Then run update-grub as always. For some reason, this works for resolution
> change for both grub and the console. I guess this is because vesafb is now
> in use. I wish it was possible to change the resolution with the 'native'
> modules, but have not found the right documentation on the video= syntax
> (if it works at all). As mentioned, it did not work with setting it in grub.

I have a machine with an nvidia card. 'video=800x600' added to the linux
line at boot time works satisfactorily. Can also be done via grub in
/etc/default.

-- 
Brian.