How do I change text-mode - Powerpc

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  1. How do I change text-mode

    Hello!

    I installed Ubuntu 5.10 on my PowerBook (G4).
    In the text-mode (not in x), I want to use it as 80x25.
    But it's now 127x48.

    How can I change the mode?
    I tried svgatextmode program but it doesn't work on powerpc.

    Thanks.
    Sam


  2. Re: How do I change text-mode

    On Sat, 20 May 2006 02:13:20 -0700, sam.s.kong wrote:

    > How can I change the mode?


    You have got to find the correct vga= kernel argument. Try googling or
    read here:

    http://www.waltdnes.org/tips_and_tricks/textmodes.html

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    Best Regards, Jack
    Linux User #264449
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