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Screen too big for monitor

balanga

Daemon

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#1
When using FreeBSD on an RPi2 connected to a 17" TV the output screen is too big and cuts off text. I am unable to adjust the TV. Can the output be adjusted in some way? Raspian somehow manages to output without overlapping...

I'm a liitle confused about what terminology to use, since screen can mean either... I suppose I could say logical and physical screen, but am not sure.
 

tingo

Daemon

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#2
Does your FreeBSD on RPi use a vt(4) or sc(4) console? You cxan find out if you look at dmesg messages, for example
Code:
tingo@kg-core1$ dmesg | grep VT
VT(vga): resolution 640x480
VT: Replacing driver "vga" with new "fb".
vt can do things that sc can't, and sc can do things that vt can't. Some of these things could improve your (text) output on the monitor.