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Topic: Display resolution/framebuffer problem

I do use my own custom menu on a ISB drive boot (and also from an internal hard drive).  The newest version however is giving my a hard time displaying the way I want it to.  Just going to deal with the To RAM option (solve that I most likely have the answer to the rest).

The system is a build your own - Asus Strix Z27E Gaming Motherboard, Intel G7 CPU 32GB RAM, Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 Video Card.

The menuentry (Grub) I have been using is:

menuentry "GParted Live to RAM mode"{
   gfxpayload=1280x1024
    search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root 5f59ec53-00a7-4470-aa5a-ae3c984e3480
    set home=$root
  linux /live/vmlinuz live-media=/dev/sdb4 boot=live union=overlay username=user config components noswap  toram=filesystem.squashfs net.ifnames=0  nomodeset nosplash
  initrd /live/initrd.img
}


That now bombs out "Can not run in framebuffer mode"  now the point is to force and hold a display resolution of 1280x1024 - remove the nomodeset and yes it works, BUT the resolution is WAY to high to even read (4k TV as monitor).
Also have put in xorg-driver=vesa BUT with that once GParted starts, the resolution is 1024x768 so, just how do I set to 1280x1024 and keep it through boot Up right in to starting GParted?