setting video mode with 'vidmode'

setting video mode with 'vidmode'

Post by Corey Wiru » Sun, 31 Dec 1899 09:00:00

Hi All,

When I was testing a new kernel, I did a 'make bzdisk' to throw the test
kernel on a floppy.  I also wanted this kernel to change the video mode on
startup, so I did a 'vidmode -v /dev/fd0 7' to change the mode.

Now that the kernel is on my hard drive, how to do I do this so the hard
drive kernel also changes the video mode?

My kernel file is /boot/vmlinux-2.2.16-21

I would have thought that 'vidmode -v /boot/vmlinux-2.2.16-21 7' would have

Thanks in Advance


1. Can't set vidmode to query

Greetings All.

I just upgraded my kernel to patch-level 1.1.48. I'd wanted to be prompted
for the vidmode at boot-up. I did the following command:

        rdev -v /vmlinuz -3

But I still boot to 80x25 with no video-mode prompting. Can anyone tell me
what I'm doing wrong or how to find out more about this.




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