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I just installed RedHat 9, and everything was working reat, so I tried bumping the display colors fron 16 thousand something to 16 million something. When I rebooted, after X begins to load everything go black, and now I am blind.
What can I do to correct this, change this, get to a command line, anything? I set auto start X, and so I am lost, and do not want to do another install. There has got to be a way to break the boot process and get to a command line, and change the fricking display settings. I just spend three hours trying to figure it out, and looking online. I need help!
1. Boot either linux 3 or linux single and repair
2. Put install CD1 or a boot floppy in and boot linux rescue and repair.
3. Edit /etc/inittab and change from run level 5 to run level 3. startx isn't that hard to type, IMHO and with bash history, up arrow usually types it out for me..
I don' t think you understand. I see absolutely nothing in this except a flashing curser on a black screen. I can use control G to view the help screen, but there are no "lines" to edit. My curser is flashing on line 1, and that's it there is nothing below line 1.
Is there another way to get my display settings to work?