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I have this machine with a 1080p HD screen with a nvidia gforce GTS250 card and I just installed Ubuntu server 12.10. After the first boot the GRUB screen was in a wrong resolution, 1280x720. However after booting the tty was perfect, 1920x1080.

Then I did:

sudo apt-get install nvidia-current xserver-xorg fluxbox
sudo reboot

The screen resolution of GRUB didn't changed. However the resolution of the tty is now 640x480 until I do:


That gets me into fluxbox and the resolution is 1920x1080.

Any ideas on how to fix the resolution of the tty and, if possible but less important, the GRUB screen?

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as far as I know it's a problem with nvidia blobs not having KMS. Can you try to install the nouveau driver and see what happens? –  Shingetsu Nov 30 '12 at 22:38
Try Nouveau and later re-installing nvidia-current. Refer here for help in removing. –  VedVals Dec 1 '12 at 5:37

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