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Re: Console Resolution with GRUB2

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: Console Resolution with GRUB2
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2013 07:47:00 +0100
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Use GRUB_TERMINAL=console in /etc/default/grub and rerun update-grub.
Also note that there is WIP for supporting braille in GRUB.
On 05.02.2013 05:35, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I thought I'd post here as my post is not exactly help, but that also
> will be welcome.
> Prior to GRUB2 it was quite easy to change virtual console resolution.
> There are some of us who still use console without  X windows.  One such
> group is older persons who cannot see at anything except 640x480 resolution.
> Those of us who are developing
> <> have a nice Debian version (Vinux 2.0)
> that is CLI only and has a nice 640x480 screen.
> I have tried some of the examples I have found on the Internet and they
> all worked until recently.
> But couldn't the boot command just be modified to be what it was once in
> GRUB?  it was so simple to modify then update grub and the user had a
> bigger size font.
> Also could someone tell me now what I must do in the current version of
> grub2 to get 640x480 resolution kept when the OS boots?
> Thanks for any responses I will receive.
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