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Old 09-08-2007, 11:47 AM   #1
dinghyking
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Cool Debian shows my monitor as "Not Supported"


I am running an AMD processor, I have a 300GB Hard Drive and an 80GB hard drive. I have Ubuntu running on the 80Gb, I had windows on the 300, It would not allow me to partition it so I have now taken windows off and I am trying to Install Debian. The instillation was fine until I rebooted and the monitor is shown as not supported. Can anyone help, how do I get the monitor supported

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Old 09-08-2007, 12:11 PM   #2
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please type the error message more completely it might just be something f-ed up with the config


type: dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg as root or sudo
 
Old 09-08-2007, 12:30 PM   #3
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Input not supported in Debian - Help

Thank you tommytomthms5
I have rebooted debian and now get a rectangular box moving around the screen with "input not supported" I am sorry I do not know which directory to change to in order to type the instruction you suggested. At the command prompt on boot up it shows grub as the directory
 
Old 09-08-2007, 12:37 PM   #4
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wtf??? ive never heard of an error like that before i think if you press ctrl+alt+backspace it takes you to command prompt
 
Old 09-08-2007, 12:51 PM   #5
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that's the monitor saying that it doesn't support the resolution + refresh rate that is trying to be used.

Boot into single user mode and do the dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg command. There, to be safe start with only selecting 640x480 and 60Hz, when given the choice.
 
  


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