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Ok this is what happend, I updated my kernel what means I had to setup my screen again or else X would not load. So I did there's only one problem;
I chose the wrong resolution and now everytime I startup Fedora 'videomode not supported' shows and I can't do anything. Can anyone tell me how I can change my resolution at startup? (so I see those green OK's and then nothing)
I am a newbee and have same problem.
On installation of Fedora3, when I was asked some questions after starting for the first time, I chose the wrong resolution and now I cannot do anything, always have the message "cannot display this video mode, change computer display input to 1280x1024@60H2
81.30K / 65.04H2
For me all this is like "chinese" !!
I have a dual boot with winXP (that functions) and my video is a ATI Radeon 7500/7500 LE
Actual resolution in WinXP is 1024x786
I tried to do what is said in this thread, but nothing works for me....
please help, or I will never start really with linux !
I tried them ALL one after the other, but nothing changed
I still got a black screen with a moving label saying "cannot display tghis video mode, change computer display input to 1280x1024@60HZ 81.19 / 64.94 HZ
What can I do??
I tried to use the rescue disk... no succes
I tried to "reinstall" automatically, but it was refused, it did not want to delete linux disks.
I cannot afford to loose windows....
The dual boot with XP is still working....
can anyone help me and give me the "miracle" command line???
It looks like your graphics card or display will not display text graphics modes. If so, then this is absolutely a hardware bug; text modes are required by all VESA standards for graphics cards.
You will need to determine what kind of graphics chipset you have, and then load the appropriate framebuffer device for that, from which you will (hopefully) be able to set the graphics mode.
You may be able to get this to work using the basic vesafb. Try with one of these: 0x307 0x319 0x31A 0x31B (these are 0x200 plus the VESA mode numbers for 1280x1024 at various colour depths).
It is apparantly normal for these not to be listed with vga=ask
Each one of these modes will set 60Hz; there's currently no way around this with vesafb. If it's picky enough to need the extra 4.94Hz, then you will have to determine your graphics chipset before anything can proceed.