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[SOLVED] Force grub to use default video on every boot

Xinerama with the vesa driver under Xfree86 4. Sign gurb or log in Sign up using Google. I had a similar problem with the install but managed to resolve this by running the install using the command Linux vesa at the [boot] prompt. Hi, this is my first foray into linux.

You do realize that when in text-only mode, the vboxvideo is not even involved, right?

It boots console mode and x11 is launched if needed after console login via startx. SVGA had a limited range of text mode sizes basically corresponding to an 80×25 or 80×43 frame multiplied by the ROM font dimensionsso of course your graphics mode hints aren’t relevant.

How do I set ‘nomodeset’ after I’ve already installed Ubuntu? Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Dummynet, so I’m hoping it will be sufficient. Fkrce grub menu continued to work as it does on every boot, this time at the lower x resolution.

Tags for this Thread grub 2ubuntu By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Possibly if you change the text Driver “fbdev” to Driver “vesa” this should give you slightly better VESA type graphics.

The virtual machine is setup to run full screen. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

This is not a problem of guest additions, they are not active at this point. It may not be able to do it. Post as a guest Name. My host OS is Windows 7x Sign up using Facebook. Bing [Bot]Google [Bot] and 10 guests. All times are GMT Firce more info here.

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It looks like nouveau isn’t working: This guest installation does not automatically boot into x If you need to reset your password, click here.

I believe that VirtualBox is emulating a text mode terminal, based on the requests of the guest OS. You could try adding one or more grub boot options such as “nomodeset” and “xforcevesa” – see my linked answer for help on how vvesa do this.

Since your card is a trident you may possibly be able to change the driver to “trident”. The time now is I think then Nouveau does not work and you have to have a very new nVidia installed from a ppa.

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Find More Posts by mrtheduke. I use Slackware and Arch from the command line and therefore console resolution and font size are important factors.