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Old 09-14-2007, 08:42 AM   #1
IsTI37
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I have an old monitor and a big problem ...


When I boot in slackware it boots in runlevel 3 , no problem i see the text , I enter the x and it works okey but when i get out of x (CTRL+ALT+BACKSPACE) the screen is flying around and i can't see anything ... anyone knows how i set the resolution for the text mode ? I am thinking that i could set it in rc.3 but i am not sure , anyone knows what is the problem if not the monitor is ... ?
 
Old 09-14-2007, 08:54 AM   #2
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Why are you using Ctrl+Alt+BckSpace to exit X? Is your window manager having problems?

The issue with changing from X to text sounds like a video driver problem. Resolutions are set within /etc/X11/Xorg.conf
 
  


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