Configuring console screen resolutions in lfs build 6.4

Jaiyson jaiyson at
Sun Jun 7 18:47:03 PDT 2009

I just wanted to let those who offered advice that I was able to 
finally get my resolutions to change at boot time in Grub after doing 
some kernel re-compiles.

I'm not sure which setting finally made the difference since I tried 
a few changes for each compile but the ones I paid attention to in 
the end where all in the Device Drivers -- Graphics Support menu.

The sub-menus where:

	Direct Rendering Manager (XFree86 4.1.0 and higher DRI support) -->
		CONFIG_DRM_SIS=y  (for my SIS card)

	Lowlevel video output switch controls

	Support for frame buffer devices -->

		----Frame buffer hardware drivers ----

		SiS/XGI display support-->
			CONFIG_FB_SIS=y  (SIS being the chips on my system)
			SiS 300 series support -->
				CONFOG_FB_SIS=y (My series specific)

	Display device support -->
		Display panel/monitor support
	Console display driver support -->
		Framebuffer Console support
		Select compiled-in fonts
		VGA  8x16 font

		Mini 4x6 font

So thanks again for the help everyone.


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