[mythtv-users] Can you probe an nvidia card to get current modeline?
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 20:02:13 UTC 2006
On 15/02/06, Richard Bronosky <mythtv at bronosky.com> wrote:
> Nick wrote:
> On 14/02/06, Richard Bronosky <mythtv at bronosky.com> wrote:
> I'm assuming this doesn't work for VT[1-6] which is what I am really
> curious about. I still have no idea what mode or resolution VT[1-6] is
> using, but after 6 months of playing around, it it the only thing that
> causes my TV to kick into 1080i mode.
> The standard text mode resolution is typically 80x25. You can however
> specify different modes via your kernel startup options with 'vga=xxx'
> which requires console framebuffer support.
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> 80x25 can be achieved at various resolutions. 640x480 -1600x1200, etc.
> I'm trying to figure out in the very least what resolution is being used.
This surely only applies to graphical terminals using an X framebuffer
driver (e.g. my server doesn't have /dev/fb*, but still has a
console). I thought pure text-mode consoles were standard-VGA-monitor
friendly and don't use graphical modes per se. However, I am likely
wrong about that too!
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