[lfs-support] Console adjustment

DJ Lucas blfs-dev at lucasit.com
Thu Sep 21 19:45:07 PDT 2017



On 09/21/2017 05:44 PM, Paul Rogers wrote:
> One of the computers I just attached to my KVM switch doesn't have
> enough "front Porch" for the monitor in use, the first character is "off
> the edge".  If I move the image right using monitor adjustments, then
> the other computers lose one on the right.  Is there a way to over-ride
> the BIOS parameter as soon as I get into Linux?
>

Maybe change the video mode on the kernel command line if using KMS. 
Append something like video=1024x768-24 at 60m, for instance, to the 
grub.conf. The first four values and separators should be obvious, the m 
adds margins. See Documentation/fb/modedb.txt for complete documentation.

--DJ



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