Bug#538060: [grub-pc] vga=XXX is ignored at boot
fzielcke at z-51.de
Wed Jul 22 19:58:14 UTC 2009
Am Mittwoch, den 22.07.2009, 21:21 +0200 schrieb Valerio Passini:
> I think that this is a separate and minor problem in respect to bug 535026, thus I'm
> writing this bug report.
> I have upgraded to grub2 because of its support to ext4 / partition and tried to replicate
> the behavior of its predecessor. The option that seems to be completely ignored is vga=865
> (i.e:1280x800), I have also tried to use set gfxpayload=1280x800x32 as suggested at boot
> time by grub since a message warns that vga=XXX is deprecated, but the situation didn't
> Given that I'm not so experienced to put my hands on the scripts inside /etc/grub.d/ and
> the documentation on grub2 is almost missing, there is something that I'm doing wrong or
> is this a minor bug? How can I help to fix?
vga=865 (0x361) is for the new linux loader 1440x900x15 so that just
can't work for you.
But gfxpayload should.
Check with vbeinfo in grub2 cmdline if it lists 1280x800x32. Maybe it
just lists x24 and you have to adjust it.
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