Boot into video mode with grub2

Dan Haim hdan at
Wed Feb 23 16:33:17 CET 2011

Confirmed working.
Many thanks. 

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[mailto:l4-hackers-bounces at] On Behalf Of Adam
Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 10:05 AM
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Subject: Re: Boot into video mode with grub2


On Tue Feb 22, 2011 at 18:39:38 +0200, Dan Haim wrote:
> I'm trying to boot L4Linux under MAG. I used to use the "vbeset 0x117" 
> GRUB command to set the screen into the correct video mode but now I'm 
> using
> GRUB2 and I can't find any equivalent command(s).
> Has anyone successfully booted MAG under GRUB2?

Yes, seems there aren't any. Do you use 'fb-drv' as shown in
conf/examples/x86-fb.cfg? That should actually switch to graphics mode so
that the vbeset of Grub is not needed.

Adam                 adam at

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