grub kernel lines for fb

Bill Marcum bmarcum at
Mon Nov 27 10:57:18 UTC 2006

On Sun, 26 Nov 2006 16:21:52 +0000, Gabriel Dragffy 
  <dragffy at> wrote:
> In debian sarge I changed the kernel line to add "vga=791" for a
> fullscreen console on my laptop
> When doing the same in Dapper the console  gets corrupted and totally
> unreadable, sometime gibberish, sometimes random coloured pixels.
> What's the deal?
Change it to "vga=ask" and try different settings until you find one that 
works best for you.

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