mode3 man page

mode3 — set a vesa mode.

Synopsis

mode3 [modenum]

Description

The video card is set to vesa mode modenum (or 3 by default) using the (real mode) vesa bios calls.

Bugs

Using this program is unsafe, and might (depending on the bios) result in a video card in a state that requires a hard reset to restore to normal, or even a hung computer.

Referenced By

vga_reset(8).

11 Mar 1999 Svgalib (>= 1.4.0) Svgalib User Manual