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Date:      Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:34:47 +0100
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        "emilia" <emilia@disroot.org>
Cc:        "Thomas Mueller" <mueller6722@twc.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: looks like I am no longer welcome around here
Message-ID:  <20171213093447.370faf00.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <4717579052eeccaeb71b33d13379cbc5@disroot.org>
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On Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:41:19 +0000, emilia wrote:
> > Summary: Time to say goodbye to 80x25 text mode and concentrate
> > on using X terminals - simply because when you're running vt,
> > you can run X, and setting up readable terminal windows is
> > much easier in X.
> > 
> 
> I would love to use a tinier font on tty's, unfortunately it does
> not work with the nvidia driver.
> but you can get back to textmode if you add hw.vga.textmode=1 to
> /boot/loader.conf
> (and yes, X11 does work when using this.)

I've tried that (v10.3), but it didn't work. The GPU in question
is an integrated Intel (in a Lenovo R61i with attached CRT because
its backlight died).



-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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