[CentOS] where can i find fbset package

Tue Jul 7 20:20:01 UTC 2015
kqt4at5v at gmail.com <kqt4at5v at gmail.com>

On Tue, 7 Jul 2015, Jonathan Billings wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 07, 2015 at 10:52:55AM -0700, John R Pierce wrote:
>> On 7/7/2015 6:45 AM, kqt4at5v at gmail.com wrote:
>>> where can i find the fbset package for centos 6
>> as far as I can tell, fbset hasn't been updated since the 90s, its a piece
>> of history, I doubt it has any place in a modern X system.
> That might be true, but I see its still packaged and available in
> Fedora.  Its possible that it is completely nonfunctional, it looks
> like it has just been rebuilt without changes since 2009.
> The latest fedora srpm for rawhide builds as an el6 package, so I
> suspect it's not changing that much.
> I don't see anything on Red Hat's site mentioning it was removed.
> However, it looks like 'busybox' has a fbset command.  Does running
> 'busybox fbset' work for you?

Yes it does but has no affect on changing the console resolution
Debian has fbset package and allows me to change console resolution
Maybe RHEL/CentOS has not caught up Debian 8 is a bit newer