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On 7/17/07, Renato S. Yamane <> wrote:
> Sasa Ostrouska escreveu:
> > 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 ?
> Use vga=866 to set 1280x800 in boot time.
> In Documentation/fb/vesafb.txt is commented only 1280x1024, but in same
> man page is commented that you can read /Documentation/svga.txt and in
> this document you can find this:
> ** Short intro for the impatient: Just use vga=ask for the first time,
> ** enter `scan' on the video mode prompt, pick the mode you want to use,
> ** remember its mode ID (the four-digit hexadecimal number) and then
> ** set the vga parameter to this number (converted to decimal first).
> Regards,
> Renato S. Yamane

Many many thanks for your quick answers, I will try those solutions.

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