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Bug 60143 - System startup does not honour VGA mode
System startup does not honour VGA mode
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-02-20 15:55 EST by Michael McLagan
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:25 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-02-20 15:55:23 EST
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Description Michael McLagan 2002-02-20 15:55:19 EST
Description of Problem:

When lilo.conf is modified to include 'vga=ext' and the system is rebooted, 
during the initialization it loads various keyboard and video fonts.  At the time
it reverts to 80x25 and does not restore the 80x50 mode set in the config

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VGA stays at 80x50

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-02-25 12:57:31 EST
This is intentional; you can change the system font to something that works
better for a custom video mode by editing /etc/sysconfig/i18n.

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