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Re: boot screen font size?



On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 5:19 PM, Tom Horsley <tom horsley att net> wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Dec 2009 06:28:37 +0530
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>
>> > As I expected, KMS knows better than me what to do :-). It utterly
>> > ignores the vga= setting.
>>
>> ... which is expected. You cannot have framebuffer mode and kms mode at
>> the same time.
>
> Which still leaves the question: Are there any .psfu console fonts
> bigger than 16 pixels high? (Like closer to 32 or 48 pixels maybe)?
> Or tools to convert existing fonts to .psfu?
>
> The /usr/share/doc/kbd-1.15 directory does seem to document the
> font format fairly well, perhaps I can just write a program to
> render glyphs to a pixmap, then dump the pixmaps as .psfu fonts...

I can't check this out because I don't have the latest graphics
hardware. However, from the release notes you should be able to append
"nomodeset" to grub to disable KMS and "vga=xxxx" should work.


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