Just an aborted project
\su \apt-get install hwinfo hwinfo --framebuffer nano /etc/default/grub GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash nomodeset" GRUB_GFXMODE=1280x1024 GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep update-grub
I suspect that a lot of these are invalid and my system is going into a closest-match safe mode of some sort.
# Letterboxed, but it looks good. GRUB_GFXMODE=1280x1024 # The exact same as above? # GRUB_GFXMODE=1280x960 # widescreen-stretched # GRUB_GFXMODE=1400x1050 # Looks like a regular 80x24 textmode.. GRUB_GFXMODE=720x400 GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep