I noticed that for a while after upgrading my ubuntu to 7.10, my ttys (Ctrl+Alt+F1…F6) were not working (just getting blank screens when switching to them), I didn’t bother much about them until now as I didn’t have much time, but I needed to do some tty stuff, so I finally found the solution here:
So I did what they mentioned:
sudo echo 'fbcon' >>/etc/initramfs-tools/modules sudo echo 'vesafb' >>/etc/initramfs-tools/modules sudo update-initramfs -u -k all -v sudo nano -w /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-framebuffer (comment out vesafb, i.e. "#blacklist vesafb")
and restart. Yay, finally my ttys were working!
And I also sudo nano’ed /boot/grub/menu.lst and added “vga=792” to the kernel boot options, and now I have nice 1024×768 resolution in my ttys!