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bug #51083: RFE: add a switch to videoinfo that set gfxmode to preferred mode

Submitted by:  Tom Yan <tomty89>
Submitted on:  Sun 21 May 2017 06:23:31 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Open Release: 
Release:  Git master Reproducibility:  None
Planned Release:  None

Sun 21 May 2017 06:23:31 PM UTC, original submission:

`set gfxmode=auto` does not necessarily (if not never) make `terminal_output gfxterm` switch to the preferred mode found in the EDID.

It would be nice to have a switch in videoinfo that makes it print nothing but set gfxmode to the preferred mode, so we can have a "portable" grub.cfg that sets gfxmode dynamically on different machine.

Tom Yan <tomty89>


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