Re: [FBSD-5.1] better console resolution
From: FredBriand (ZYXbriandfrXYZ_at_ZXYwanadooXYZ.fr)
Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2003 17:48:36 +0100
H.Kretzschmar a écrit :
> In article <email@example.com>, FredBriand wrote:
>>I'm quite new at FreeBSD. I actually use 5.1 in console mode on a laptop
>>(video: NeoMagic MagicGraph 128) and I don't intend to install X (it
>>works fine yet, I tryed it already).
>>My question is how can I get a better console resolution, that is, to
>>get a screen better than basic 80x25?
>>I load the VESA module at startup (loader.conf) and then I try
>>but nothing happens.
> build a new kernel with
> options VESA
> options VGA_WIDTH90
> options SC_PIXEL_MODE
> and put the following entry to your rc.conf
> allscreens_flags="-g 100x37 VESA_800x600"
> bye Harald
Thanks for your answer.
As I mentioned I've quite new and the building of a new kernel is not
already in my mind !! I'll certainly do it, later. In the meantime, is
there a way to pass these options to the kernel (sysctl?) without a rebuilt?
(I print your message)