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On 7/17/07, Antonino A. Daplas <> wrote:
> 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

Tony, thats a nice one, I will try it, as the previous 2 proposed
didnt work for me.
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