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Try probing for first the video card and then monitor. It's under the "Advanced" tab. Check that it got both the video card manufacturer/model and the monitor manufacturer/model correct. If it didn't then you might need to know some more information about the monitor.
There are two fields where you can set the horizontal and vertical sync ranges for the monitor. These should be in the manual for your monitor or you can search for your monitor's specification on the Net. Enter these ranges in the fields and then try to go to 800*600.
As a last resort, you could try these settings (they are for a _very_ old 14" IBM monitor). They will probably work, but may not utilize your monitor's full capacity.
Hsync 30-38 kHz
Vsync 50-90 Hz
I'm going to sleep now (it's well beyond midnight here in Sweden). I'll check in sometime tomorrow to see if it worked out for you.
i don't use red hat so i don't know if there's a way to open a "superuser konqueror", but you could either
1) open a terminal, su, then type konqueror to open it as root, or
2) if you use KDE then hit alt-F2 keys to open up the run command option, type konqueror, click on options, check the "run as different user", make sure root is selected under username and then fill in the password field below.
Does anyone use Debian? If so do you know how i can write a shell script to clear the screen when logout or exit is typed? i'm helping maintain a network and peeps are complaining there is not enough privicy on the system...
Hi again, I have another prob now with my modem. I try setting it up with my account and select activate and it just says activating for ages and I dont think its doing anything..Please help. Plus I put them graphic settings in my xf86Config file but my monitor still goes off ?
as 4 the monitor prob, i had this and ended up reinstalling my system several times...are you using the correct sync values in the xf86config thing? as for the modem...you should have set it up in the origional instalation when you installed the system...but i'll keep thinking of a solution...
Hi Rich, I have re-installed it 4 times now and the same happens each time. It didnt ask me for any modem settings, but when i went into the setup it says theres a modem on, but when itry and activate it, it just says please wait... and does nothing
What problems did you have with your monitor and graphics?
i was stuck in 640 by 480 and 16 bit colour, now i'm running it on a higher res in 24 bit... as 4 the modem when i started i had a screen that had instructions to follow, and the modem was in the kernall driver moduls...i just went down and found my modem/network card...that worked 4 me, there might also be the problem that its not plugged in correctly...had that happen when i dropped my mchine...!!!can't remember what i did to the monitor settings though...will look it up...
no prob, hope it helps...
Found out what was wrong...when you go and use xf86config if you lie about the settings then i won't work, bu tif you find the info settings on the monitor then input them then it should work, oh don't let the comp choose the settings exceptthe one for the max size...i hope that works, but thats what i did to sort the prob...