Doing a fresh install of Funtoo into a virtualbox environment. Instructions followed carefully and subsequent install works well. Xorg has not been installed yet.
From online search, grub2 has deprecated the use of 'vga=x' to change the console size. Recommended practice is to use the 'GRUB_GFXMODE=Horz X Vert' in the file /etc/default/grub.
Change was mode locally to /etc/default/grub. Video mode was tested successfully from grub command line, 'videotest HorzXVert' as set in GRUB_GFXMODE
Okay... that worked. <blink><blink>
Added a 'display' section to /etc/boot.conf
Executed `ego boot update`. Produced the desired result.
@cardinal - just to clarify somethings in my head:
a) /etc/boot.conf file surplants the /etc/default/grub file? Or rather, `boot-update` , or now `ego boot update` doesn't take settings from the /etc/default/grub file?
(this would explain why changes to /etc/default/grub were not made to /boot/gr