I know that there have been a lot of post about changing
the console resolution in freebsd using:
vidcontrol & adding options VESA ord VGA_WIDTH90 etc and
recompiling the Kernel etc..
I've tried linux a few times but I personaly didn't like
it, except for example "the console resolutions" you could
achieve by adding for example: vga=775 to the lilo.conf
file which gave you a console of 1280x1024 with 256 colours
which was really nice on a 21" Monitor! The fonts were also
very nice in the linux console! I still have problems to
understand why this can't be done that nice and softly on
What is the problem/or barrier in freebsd why you can't get
such a nice resolution?
I saw that in FreeBSD 5 there was an addition saying this:
"A VESA S3 linear framebuffer driver has been added" Has
this something to do with what I'm asking?
If someone could clarrify me about the problem, it would be
Thanks a lot
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