[CentOS] Centos on Dell XPS15

Mon Sep 24 14:19:46 UTC 2018
Scott Robbins <scottro11 at gmail.com>

On Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 09:56:00AM -0400, H wrote:
> On 09/24/2018 01:00 AM, anax wrote:
> >
> >
> >> After installing Centos 7 on this machine - and the MATE desktop - I have the following issues:
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> >> - When the machine boots and asks for the password to decrypt the password, the text is minuscule, really minuscule... Can this be changed somewhere?
> >>

I have a page on the yoga2, with a hi-res screen that has some possible
solutions. You might be able to add nomodeset to the kernel line to better
view font in console. You can pick a font in /etc/vconsole.conf. 

If it helps it's at http://srobb.net/yoga2.html. In addition, the Arch wiki
has pages about using a hires screen. 

> >> - When it continues booting, the Centos boot animation is displayed in roughly the top-left 1/8 of the screen. Can this be changed somewhere so it uses the entire screen as is customary?
> >>
> >> - I see no option to hibernate the machine, only to suspend. Did I have to do anything special to make hibernation possible when installing Centos 7? The machine has 16 Gb of memory and the swap space was automatically set to 8 Gb.
> >>
> >> - The 4K desktop is unusable because the font, icons etc. are too small. Since I have not yet figured out how to increase font size etc. when in 4K mode, I changed display resolution to 1600 x 1200. This is only a stop-gap measure though and I hope there is a better solution.
> >>

Perhaps either my page, or more likely. <sniffle> the Arch Wiki article may

Scott Robbins
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