Number of lines on the screen

Janina Sajka janina at
Fri Mar 26 14:58:56 UTC 2010

Christian Schoepplein writes:
> Does anybody have a idea what elese I can do to get back to a normal console or how to stop the framebuffer?
Have you tried 'vga=ask' in your grub.conf?

This will require sighted assistance, but should produce a screen with
all the supported vga modes for your hardware. You can then just put
'vga=0xNNN' for the particular mode you want.



> Thanks and kind regards,
>   Christian
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