On Thursday 14 July 2005 08:16, Miles Lane wrote:
> I am using Grub and have this in my kernel arguments:
> video=vesafb:ywrap,mtrr,vram:128 vga=792
> I have a 1280x768 laptop display.
> My Xorg.log contains:
> (II) I810(0): VESA VBE PanelID read successfully
> (II) I810(0): PanelID returned panel resolution : 1280x768
> (II) I810(0): VESA VBE DDC supported
> (II) I810(0): VESA VBE DDC Level 2
> *Mode: 7e (1280x768)
> BitsPerPixel: 32
> Does this mean there is a way for me to tell vesafb to use this mode?
> I would like to have the consoles display in 1280x768.
Probably not. 1280x768 is not a standard vesa mode, so there is no
identifier for it. It is possible though that the BIOS has an OEM id for
Try scanning for the id. Use vga=ask in your boot parameter. Then
try each modes until you get the desired resolution. If not, then you
have to use intelfb.