Re: laptop only using part of screen on console?
From: Dr. Richard E. Hawkins (hawk_at_slytherin.ds.psu.edu)
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 22:48:41 +0000 (UTC)
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
jpd <email@example.com> wrote:
>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Dr. Richard E. Hawkins wrote:
>> In console mode, my laptop, a thinkpad a21p, is only using part of the
>> screen (in the middle)< having gone into a hires mode. This survives
>> I know that I've seen this in the distant past, but I just can't
>> remember the remedy.
>It's an IBM BIOS feature, `stretch' I think it's called, but I'm too
>lazy to check. My 570 also allows me to activate it with fn-f8.
Got it. I changed it back in the bios.
And it's fn-f8 on this one, too, though f8 has no such hint.
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