Number of lines on the screen

Lars Bjørndal lars.bjorndal at
Fri Mar 26 15:13:55 UTC 2010

On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 10:58:56AM -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> 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.

Or try to set 'nomodeset' as a kernel parameter in grub.conf. E.g.:

  kernel /vmlinuz- ro root=/dev/vg/root0 nomodeset


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