Subject: Re: Tecra 8100 console display problem
To: None <>
From: dan radom <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/29/2001 10:53:23
I do use X, whoever there's many times i prefre the console.  The laptop can do 1024x768.  I just want it to use all of the display.  I'll keep digging.

* Michael Kukat ( wrote:
> Hi !
> On Sun, 29 Jul 2001, dan radom wrote:
> > I've got a problems with 1.5.1 on a Toshiba Tecra 8100.  The console display it very small.  It only uses a small square in the middle of my display that's about 5" x 5".  I've tried messing with some of the wsdisplay lines in my kernel config.  Any ideas on what I need to do to change this?
> Notebooks usually have resolutions of 1024x768 or so today. The text resolution
> is 720x400 or something like this. So the image you see is just centered into
> the full resolution. Only 2 things to avoid this:
> Hunt for some setup function like "screen expansion" or so in your BIOS setup
> or maybe Windoze-based setup tool (as i need it on my Thinkpad)
> Try to change the resolution of your text console (SVGATextMode was my first
> contact for such things, but i don't know if it runs on NetBSD).
> You could alternatively use X on this machine, this is the best way on a
> modern notebook delivering enough resources for it. Makes fun with a PII-266
> and 64 Megs of RAM.
> ...Michael
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