I think there is a compatibility issue with older chipsets that prevents
using more than 64K of buffer. So to be safe, FreeBSD does not allow any
changes to the video mode of the terminal.
Quote:> Hello all,
> In Linux it's possible to supply a kernel parameter at bootup to set the
> screen resolution, e.g.
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda1 vga=0x319
> would set the screen resolution to 1280x1024. Other resolutions are
> possible, see /usr/src/linux/Documentation/fb/vesafb.txt.
> My question: is something like that possible in FreeBSD? I'm new to
> but quite familiar to Linux.
> I really would appreciate some help with this.