Bug 374 - when start with vga=extended, get thrown back to 80x25 console
when start with vga=extended, get thrown back to 80x25 console
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 156
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 1998-12-09 22:12 EST by Nick Urbanik
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:08 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-15 17:57:23 EST
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Description Nick Urbanik 1998-12-09 22:12:25 EST
When I boot with vga=extended, the screen starts out in
80x50, then around when the system is mounting the DOS
partition, the screen goes to 80x25.  Not good for a 19"
or 21" monitor.

Is this a problem with /sbin/setsysfont?

I'm not certain where the problem is.  Only with 5.2, not
previous versions.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1998-12-10 10:19:59 EST
Sure enough, right after the mounting of the local filesystems, the
screen returns to 80x25 mode.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1998-12-15 17:57:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 156 ***

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