[ubuntu-uk] Small graphics issue with Nvidia drivers

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Tue Apr 1 12:47:53 UTC 2014

On 1 April 2014 13:42, Barry Titterton <titterton.barry at gmail.com> wrote:
> Have tried 'nomodeset' in a temporary way by accessing GRUB during boot, but
> have not set it as a permanent option. It had no noticable effect on the
> boot behaviour. I have not tried 'vga=792'.

Well 792 was the specific one for my old laptop with difficult ATI
Radeon graphics. I'm not saying it's right for you.

This is the table:

Note they're only 4*3 aspect ratio; modern widescreens are unsupported
by this method. That's why I suggested to pick the matching /vertical/
resolution - e.g. 792 is 1024*768 in 24-bit colour, so it's the right
vertical res for a modern 1368*768 display with a 16:9 aspect ratio.

There is a more modern method with grub_gfx_payload or something, but
TBH, I've not bothered to use it - I put up with the momentary text

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