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Old 11-24-2003, 02:57 PM   #1
Ashek
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Unhappy change resolution om Mandrake 9.2


Hello ,
I have change resolution on Mandrake 9.2 and now I cannot see nothing, can I change it back in the console ??
 
Old 11-24-2003, 06:18 PM   #2
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If you go to the command prompt and edit your xree86 config file in /etc/X11/, or run the xf86config program, you should be able to fix the problem.
 
Old 11-25-2003, 01:06 AM   #3
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Or you could press
Ctrl And Shift And NumPad+
Ctrl And Shift And NumPad-

(Without the shift changes the font in Internet Browser)
 
Old 11-25-2003, 03:13 PM   #4
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As Atmchicago sad I change the configuration with xf86configure , but it didn't help me. I still have black screen after loging on kde. Maybe I can put some default options for the screen settings??
Is this possible??
or can I go back for the previous settings??

thanks
 
Old 11-25-2003, 05:28 PM   #5
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The xf86 config program is nice but not perfect. If you edit the actual file in /etc/X11 you may be able to see the problem. Normally it is nicely commented (never used mandrake) and you should be able to find the section with the resolution/refresh rate/and screen settings.

The default settings for your monitor *should* work ok, but it's best to find out what they are for sure (vertical sync, horizontal sync, refresh rate and optimal/highest resolution etc)...

It's also possible for some reason it is loading/not loading your drivers right. I guess posting your config file is the easiest way for others to see.
 
Old 11-25-2003, 09:35 PM   #6
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cntrl-alt plus +/- will get you to gui....try 800x600 res, but test it first!...640x480 ruined my RH9.
 
Old 11-30-2003, 12:49 AM   #7
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switching to 640x480 can not ruin RH9. you card must not have supported it. The 640x480 should not have been in your resolution settings if it was not supported
 
Old 11-30-2003, 06:36 PM   #8
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Doesnt matter. I used the command "XFree86 -configure" to create the file: "XF86Config.new " and used that to replace the etx/X11/XF86Config file I misconfigured. Everything works ok now. Thanx anywayz.


-Rob
 
  


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