[rescue] SPARCstation 5: framebuffer resolution wont change

Romain Dolbeau romain at dolbeau.org
Sun Apr 2 04:52:46 CDT 2017

2017-04-02 11:35 GMT+02:00 Romain Dolbeau <romain at dolbeau.org>:
> Checking on actual hardware, you need to cd to the device first, i.e.
> 4b) cd /sbus/iommu/cgsix at 2

1) it's /iommu/sbus/cgsix at 2 actually
2) changing the resolution _will_ mess up the console ; you need to
"install-console" after each resolution change to get a readable
display again (you can check that your screen sync'ed properly w/o
fixing the console, it only mess up the content of the framebuffer not
the output signal)
3) output-device should be set to "screen" and nothing else (otherwise
"install-console" will reset the display to the content of


Romain Dolbeau

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