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Old 14th December 2013
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Originally Posted by IdOp View Post
I remember setting up the 80x50 mode in OpenBSD many years ago in one virtual console. At that time, if I recall correctly, it was done at boot time with configuration files (similar to the way it can still be done on NetBSD). I was looking for those files, but couldn't find them. But, based on your FAQ link, it seems that things may have changed as it doesn't reference any such config files.
If one's machine is capable of 80x50, it might work out reasonably well if /etc/rc.local contained these commands:
wsfontload -h 8 -e ibm /usr/share/misc/pcvtfonts/vt220l.808
wsconscfg -dF 5
wsconscfg -t 80x50 5
Then [CTRL]+[ALT]+[F6] after boot to get the 80x50 login screen.
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