[PLUG] Modify console resolution

आदित्य लघाटे laghatea at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 21:31:23 PDT 2007


On 4/26/07, Roshan <d_rosh2001 at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
> --- Nawaz Patel wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> >     How do I change the console screen resolution, I
> > have a large
> > screen and 80*25 chars look bad on it. Options
> > mentioned on web like
> > using X and kernel recompile for framebuffer support
> > don't work for
> > me.

try vga=771 in the boot line of grub.

if this is u r grub conf file

title Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.8-2-686
root (hd0,0)
<Add vga=771 on the line below>
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.8-2-686 root=/dev/hda1 ro vga=771
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.8-2-686
savedefault
boot

Secondly, which distro are you using, version also please.

Aditya



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