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Just loaded Red Hat 8.0 on my other machine. If I log on as a normal user all is fine with screen size. However when logging on as root only the lower right corner of the screen is used. the other 3/4 is the blue linux background. Can this be adjusted and how? thanks in advance for the help...jkp...
Moses, I have a Mitac 1564 set in the gui interface at 1024x768
that answers the WM question if that stands for windows monitor.
What i see on a user log on in a normal screen. When logged on as root the screen is also normal however it is in the lower right quadrant of the screen i.e. 1/4 size. the other 3/4s of the screen contain the blue linux background. the text is readable and normal looking but small as you can imagine.(old eyes you know)
Distribution: Slackware, (Non-Linux: Solaris 7,8,9; OSX; BeOS)
hmm. . .
Can you do the following:
exit the X server (completely, including any login manager like gdm or kdm)
log in as root
exit the WM
post the output of /var/log/XFree86.0.log
(it may be a long file, if so, just post any lines that are errors or warnings,
and the last 10 lines or so of the file)