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On Thursday, October 07, 2010 07:07:12 pm Dean S. Messing wrote:
> Does anyone know the secret sauce that's needed to change the colour of
> the font in a high-res (1600x1200) console when using grub2 in F13? (By
> "console" I mean the "framebuffer-based" console.  X isn't running yet.)
> 
> 
> The back-story:
> 
>    Last evening I built and installed grub2 on my new F13 system.  Turns
>    out that "vga=838" (i.e. 1600x1200x16) at the end of the kernel line
>    no longer works. In Grub1 it gave a nice 1600x1200 console outside
>    of X.
> 
>    Below, I've marked the two magic lines I added to the "menuentry" in
>    /boot/grub/grub.cfg to get the hi-res console.  But the font is an
>    ugly hard-to-read green on black and I don't know how to make it
>    white on black like I had before.
> 
> menuentry "F13, with Linux 2.6.34.7-56.fc13.x86_64" --class gnu-linux
> --class gnu --class os {
> 
>      ## These two lines give a 1600x1200 console ##
>         set gfxmode=1600x1200x16
>         insmod vbe
>      ##############################################
> 
> 	insmod ext2
> 	set root='(hd1,2)'
> 	search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set d5b13a6e-3c0c-432a-bcff-5f1706acea29
> 	linux	/vmlinuz-2.6.34.7-56.fc13.x86_64 root=LABEL=root ro
> rd_LVM_LV=vg_F13/lv_root rd_NO_LUKS rd_NO_MD rd_NO_DM LANG=en_US.UTF-8
> SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 KEYTABLE=us rdblacklist=nouveau nomodeset
> initrd	/initramfs-2.6.34.7-56.fc13.x86_64.img
> }
> 
> 
> Dean
any reason you did not use grub2 that is in fedora?

Dennis

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