> Guillermo Gutierrez wrote: > > I have compiled VESA support into the kernel and when I try to set the > > resolution to 132x43 using vidcontrol, I see the cursor but that is all. > No text and the size of the console appears to have shrunk because it wont > > scle > > to th esize of my monitor which can handle a resolution [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > I could really use some help because I would like to e able to use a > > resolution higher than 80x60. > > > > thanks, > >
you need some thing like this in your /etc/rc.conf........ depending of your video-card support #allscreens_flags="-m on VGA_80x30" #allscreens_flags="-m on MODE_280" allscreens_flags="-m on MODE_291" vesa_load="YES" your kernel need some thing like this: I use a radeon, so change it to your card ! device vga # VGA video card driver options VESA # VESA support device acpi_video # LCD backlight/brightnes extention device drm device agp # support for AGP chipsets device sc # Sytem-Console device radeondrm # ATI Radeon RV100 Mobility LY M6 / AGP chipset device splash # Splash screen and screen saver support options MAXCONS=9 # Max-No. of virtual terminals (standard=16) options SC_PIXEL_MODE # raster text mode VESA_800x600, MODE_280, MODE_291 options CONSPEED=115200 #options SC_NORM_ATTR=(FG_WHITE|BG_BLACK) #options SC_NORM_REV_ATTR=(FG_BLACK|BG_WHITE) options SC_KERNEL_CONS_ATTR=(FG_RED|BG_BLACK) options SC_KERNEL_CONS_REV_ATTR=(FG_BLACK|BG_RED) read every "man"-page around the "vidcontrol" feature, use my settings only as a sample good luck Hanno ___________________________________________________________ New Yahoo! Mail is the ultimate force in competitive emailing. Find out more at the Yahoo! Mail Championships. Plus: play games and win prizes. http://uk.rd.yahoo.com/evt=44106/*http://mail.yahoo.net/uk _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"