[arch-general] Mayday - Installed Fresh Archlinux on Laptop - Resolution stuck 1152x864, need 1440x900?? [SOLVED]
David C. Rankin
drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Fri Nov 6 03:48:32 EST 2009
On Wednesday 04 November 2009 15:50:02 Jan de Groot wrote:
> 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.
I always do this to begin with, but it was a brand new install so I hadn't got
to the point of installing vim ( but I did -- real quick -- once I hit the vi
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