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Re: Awesome Boot Display



On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 09:53 -0800, Steven I Usdansky wrote:

> > You can always get it by setting vga=0x31b or similar in
> > grub. It's just
> > that the switching from the boot screen to X/gdm won't
> > be smooth, and
> > that the vga option hardcodes a resolution.
> > 
> > Michael
> > 
> As the owner of a Rawhide-running desktop PC (that boots into runlevel 3) with wimp motherboard graphics (Intel 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE) and a nice 1680x1050 LCD panel, I have a question: 
> 
> Once upon a time (up through kernel-2.6.29-0.73.rc3.git2.fc11) I could boot with vga=795 as a kernel parameter in grub.conf and get both a nice hi-res text display and a fully-working X. Now, with kernel-2.6.29-0.176.rc6.git5.fc10.i586, if I want a working X, I have to include a nomodeset kernel parameter, which leaves me a screen-hogging 85x24 textmode display. I want something akin to the old behavior back - is this possible?

Tried 'nomodeset vga=795'?
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