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  1. CLI mode
  2. Menu mode

VESA mode

CLI mode

The vesa mode can display a synthesis of the vesa configuration :

 vesa> show list
 VESA
  Vesa version : 3.0
  Vendor       : XGI Technology, Inc.
  Product      : Volari Z7
  Product rev. : 1.02.04
  Software rev.: Y 
  Memory (KB)  : 16384
  Modes        : 32                               
 vesa>

In this example, the vga card supports 32 video modes. To display them, use the show modes command.

Note that "Kernel mode" is the value requested by the "vga=" command line for a linux kernel.

  vesa> show modes
  ResX x ResY x Bits : Kernel Mode : Vesa Mode
 ---------------------------------------------
   800   600      4       770        0x0102
   640   480      8       769        0x0101
   640   400      8       768        0x0100
   800   600      8       771        0x0103
  1024   768      4       772        0x0104
  1024   768      8       773        0x0105
  1280  1024      8       775        0x0107
  1600  1200      8       816        0x0130
  1600  1200     16       817        0x0131
   320   200     15       781        0x010d
   320   200     16       782        0x010e
   640   480     15       784        0x0110
   640   480     16       785        0x0111
   800   600     15       787        0x0113
   800   600     16       788        0x0114
  1024   768     15       790        0x0116
  1024   768     16       791        0x0117
  1280  1024     15       793        0x0119
  1280  1024     16       794        0x011a
   320   240      8       818        0x0132
   400   300      8       819        0x0133
   512   384      8       820        0x0134
   320   240     16       821        0x0135
   400   300     16       822        0x0136
   512   384     16       823        0x0137
   320   200      8       824        0x0138
   640   400     16       825        0x0139
   640   480     32       826        0x013a
   800   600     32       827        0x013b
  1024   768     32       828        0x013c
  1280  1024     32       829        0x013d
  1600  1200     32       830        0x013e
 vesa>

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