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How do I increase console-mode resolution? - Ask Ubuntu
No amount of 'GRUB_GFXMODE' or 'GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD' seemd to do me any good, but this old trick worked
This helped me on Ubuntu 14.04 with ESXi 5.5
<code class="language-bash">sudo vi /etc/default/grub</code>
Change line to:
<code>GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="splash vga=792"</code>
centos  centos7  grub  hiresconsole  console  vga  font  solution 
september 2019 by kme
arch linux - Setting console font in vconsole.conf does not work (systemd) - Unix & Linux Stack Exchange
Also mentioned in that email thread: try the (boring) lat0-{08,10,12,14,16} fonts before giving up entirely. At least on CentOS (7), the Terminus console fonts don't seem to work at all.
centos7  consolefont  hiresconsole  annoyance  maybesolution 
september 2019 by kme
Increasing Command Line Resolution Centos 6.4 VirtualBox - Unix & Linux Stack Exchange
2.6.X kernels

You can increase the resolution at the console like so via your /etc/grub.conf file. Find the kernel ... line pertaining to your system booting up:

kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.32-358.11.1.el6.x86_64 ro
root=/dev/mapper/vg_mungr-lv_root rd_LVM_LV=vg_mungr/lv_root
rd_LVM_LV=vg_mungr/lv_swap rd_NO_LUKS rd_NO_MD
rd_NO_DM LANG=en_US.UTF-8
SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 KEYBOARDTYPE=pc KEYTABLE=us
console=ttyS0,115200 crashkernel=auto vga=791

Where some of the values you can use for vga=:

791 - 1024x768, 16 bit
792 - 1024x768, 24 bit
794 - 1280x1024, 16 bit
795 - 1280x1024, 24 bit
linux  centos  hiresconsole  hires  console  vesafb  solution 
march 2016 by kme
GRUB VGA Modes
789 is 800x600x15
792 is 1024x768x15
grub  vga  hiresconsole  linux  reference 
may 2015 by kme
[SOLVED] Problem with TTY Fonts - KDFONTOP: Invalid argument
No replies yet. Solved anyway.
It appears I had framebuffer disabled. Enabled it by editing the /etc/default/grub and adding vga=792 in the default command line arguments for grub.
If anyone has the same problem, this might be a solution.

On CentOS, solved this with "vga=789" (800x600x15) at the end of every kernel in /etc/grub.conf
linux  grub  hiresconsole  configfile  solution  centos  ubuntu 
may 2015 by kme
GRUB - ArchWiki
GRUB can set the framebuffer for both GRUB itself and the kernel. The old vga= way is deprecated. The preferred method is editing /etc/default/grub as the following sample:

GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768x32

GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep
grub  arch  hiresconsole  bootmanager  solution 
january 2014 by kme
VirtualBox and Console only Linux
if loadfont /usr/share/grub/unicode.pf2 ; then
set gfxmode=1280x800x32
set gfxpayload=1600x1200x32
insmod gfxterm
insmod vbe
terminal_output gfxterm
if terminal_output gfxterm; then true ; else
terminal gfxterm
fi
fi
grub  arch  linux  bootmanager  eyecandy  console  hiresconsole  solution 
january 2014 by kme

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