Configuring console screen resolutions in lfs build 6.4

richard.melville at richard.melville at
Sun Jun 7 02:15:19 PDT 2009

On Sat, 6 Jun 2009 16:42:05 +0200 Lauri Kasanen wrote:-

>Vesa FB differs from hardware-specific framebuffer drivers in that >the hw-specific ones scan your display and automatically use the best >resolution. With vesa you need to pick one yourself.

Any resolution supported by the hardware can also be set manually by using the fbset utility in conjunction with the hardware-specific framebuffer driver.  If you don't have fbset it can be downloaded from


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