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Old 03-14-2004, 02:57 PM   #1
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change refresh rate


Hi. Do u know how i can change the refresh ratein the console? (ctrl+alt+f1.....f6)
It runs on 75hz and i want to change it. Also is it possible to change the font size?
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Old 03-14-2004, 05:15 PM   #2
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You can change it by editing XF86Config. I used xf86config -program to configure and it asked me about resolution and refresh rate. So if you run it you don't have to edit config file manually, but I'm not sure does it come with every distro.
 
Old 03-23-2004, 10:37 AM   #3
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I want to change my resolution to but i don't understand what i have to change in mij XF86Config file, can someone give me some more info plz?
 
Old 03-23-2004, 06:07 PM   #4
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Mikessu just said to run 'xf86config -program'
 
Old 03-24-2004, 12:56 AM   #5
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Mikessu just said to run 'xf86config -program'

I read it but oke maybe this is embarrasing but i don't now where i can find it; ME IS ---><---
 
Old 03-24-2004, 01:17 AM   #6
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???

but the tty..........what has the console do with the Xserver? Think runlevel 3. I n this runlevel never a X server starts
 
Old 03-24-2004, 04:11 AM   #7
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Oke i managed tot start the tool but now he asks me al kind of weird things i don't know the answer of
 
Old 03-24-2004, 05:16 AM   #8
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Oke i know how to change it but now the prob is different, i can put it on 70Hz but the my resolution drops back to 800x600, anyone knows how i prevent this?
 
Old 03-24-2004, 05:22 AM   #9
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you would have to change the console resolution and refresh rate through your bootloader.

If you are talking about the resolution and refresh rate in x that is a different thing.
 
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Yes it's in X
 
Old 03-24-2004, 12:24 PM   #11
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@alaios
You change console resolution by passing options at boottime. The option is 'vga='. Try 'vga=788', 'vga=769', etc. 'vga=ask' lists some modes.

@Cerb
Try running xf86cfg or xvidtune. And please post your problem in a seperate thread next time.
 
Old 03-25-2004, 08:08 AM   #12
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aha

i want 1024*1280 resolution and refresh rate 85 hz....what vga mode i must enter?
 
Old 03-25-2004, 11:09 AM   #13
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See this:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/history/152575
Not sure if you can change the refresh for the console.
 
  


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