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Old 03-27-2006, 07:04 PM   #1
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X will not display properly!!!

I just installed 5.10, and when X starts up, it is just a mess on my screen... green and white lines.
I run a GeForce 6800 GS, and so left the default display modes alone during install, since I was going to install the Nvidia driver later.

My setup is:
ULi 1695
A64 3700+
GeForce 6800 GS (PCI-e)

Thanks in advance

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Old 03-27-2006, 07:42 PM   #2
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You can try to reconfigure x with dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
Old 03-27-2006, 09:24 PM   #3
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Had search been working yesterday, I would have noticed that this had already been covered >.>

Thanks for the tip pljvaldez

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