[arch-general] Mayday - Installed Fresh Archlinux on Laptop - Resolution stuck 1152x864, need 1440x900?? [SOLVED]

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Wed Nov 4 16:50:02 EST 2009

On Wed, 2009-11-04 at 14:43 -0700, Byron Clark wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 03:38:26PM -0600, David C. Rankin wrote:
> > A  negative side effect of the new console resolution is that vi will
> > NOT run. It errors out on start complaining about the text mode size
> > being too big. Vim and mc handle the resolution without any problem.
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/15844

Most simple fix at this moment:
pacman -R vi; pacman -S vim; ln -s vim /usr/bin/vi

I hate the basic vi package, but that's because I'm used to the way vim
works with all its features not present in ex-vi or nvi.

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