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SubjectRe: VESAFB CUSTOM RESOLUTION
On 7/18/07, Daniel Drake <dsd@gentoo.org> wrote:
> Sasa Ostrouska wrote:
> > 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 ?
>
> I don't think vesafb can do what you want. However, uvesafb probably can.
>
> http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/uvesafb/
>
> Daniel

Daniel you seem to be right, as till now, no one of those solutions
for me worked, I always end up or with a non recognised option or a
small square 640x480 pixels where I see the console. I need to try
still the vbetest thing what Mr. Daplas proposed.

In any case this laptop has an screen of 16:10 aspect ratio and I
belive would be good
to have those modes in the vesafb driver.

Rgds
Sasa
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