My screen says that it can't display the stream, and to use 1680x1050@60Hz as soon as grub would be loaded. I was told by #hardware on irc.freenode.net that this was due to grub missconfiguring the screen. I've haven't found anything whatsoever in the GRUB docs. Google talks about apparently outdated software like BURG. How can I fix this?
The answer to this question depends on what version of GRUB you are using. If you are using GRUBv1 as far as I know there is no way to change the resolution of that screen. If, however, you are using GRUB2 there is a way to make that change.
To do so, first run the command
After running that command you will see the VBE supported resolutions that you can use. Find one that fits your screen and remember it.
Next, edit your
Finally update grub by running
Reboot and enjoy the correct size!