[ipxe-devel] vesafb questions/suggestions

Oliver Rath oliver at greenunit.de
Fri Jan 10 23:18:13 UTC 2014

Hi Michael,

glad to see youre back from holidays!

On 11.01.2014 00:14, Michael Brown wrote:
>> 2nd, I saw that the biggest font supported by ipxe seems to be 9x16_ALT
>> (which doesnt work on my screen, but 8x16 does). Are there some bigger
>> fonts in VBE mode available?
> Do you mean that the 9x16 font doesn't exist in your BIOS?  Is iPXE
> therefore unable to display text on your system?  If so, that's a
> problem we need to fix.

If I choose 9x16_ALT, on the screen I see only "snowish" lines, unable
to recognice the letters.


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