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SubjectRe: VESAFB CUSTOM RESOLUTION
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On Tue, 2007-07-17 at 16:13 +0200, Sasa Ostrouska wrote:
> Hi ,
>
> I want to ask one question about a custom resolution in the console.
> I have a Sony Vaio Laptop VGN-SZ2VP/X, the screen resolution is
> 1280x800, now I'm using the vga=773 which is an 1024x768 but this is
> ugly as I get a border of about 2-3cm on one the sides of the screen.
> So is there a way that I set the 1280x800 resolution at boot time ?

1280x800 is not a VESA standard, so you have to find out the vendor mode
ID for it. You can use vbetest to list all modes supported by your
card. Or if you don't have vbetest, use X plus the 'vesa' driver and
look at /var/log/X*.log.

Choose the mode ID number you want, add 0x200 and use that.

Tony


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