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Re: ubuntu and text boot with grub2

From: Chris Jones
Subject: Re: ubuntu and text boot with grub2
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 21:58:37 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 09:17:29PM EDT, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2012/04/16 19:24 (GMT-0500) Greg White composed:

> >I removed the nomedset parameter and still only get a black screen
> >until X starts and I get a graphical login.  It looks like I will
> >have to research KMS on my Intel HD integrated graphics card.
> >I still want to see all of the kernel messages even if it is
> >graphical and not text.
> On my Kubuntu 11.10/Intel i845G system:
> # cat /proc/cmdline
> root=UUID=[...] ro noresume splash=verbose address@hidden
> address@hidden
> Produces large text (80x25 mode) initially, then switches to
> microscopic text (not sure whether 1600x1200 or 1920x1440) before
> eventually switching to KDM. I've not spent enough time to get the the
> ttys to actually produce 1152xx864 to get right sized text like is
> easy to do in Mandriva and openSUSE.
> *buntu seems intent on using the display's preferred mode instead of
> mine. *buntu has always been a major PITA to get decent tty text on,
> again, unlike in rpm distros I have used or do use. But at least I do
> get to see boot messages that look like text, even if illegible.

If you feel that the font is too small, why change the ‘resolution’..?
Wouldn't it make better sense to stick with your display's native
resolution and use a bigger font..?


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