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Old 07-02-2004, 10:25 AM   #1
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monitor refresh rate set too hight

hello everybody.

I was just playing with the new mandreke 10 and i set monitor refresh rate too hight so now all i see is line wihen i boot into linux.
how do i go about changing the refresh rate of the monitor back to something more exceptable.
Old 07-02-2004, 12:22 PM   #2
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get your monitor instruction manual, tha will give you tcceptable refresh rates.

edit the /etc/X11/xorg.config or /etc/X11/XF86Config file with a command line text editor like 'vi'
ctrl-alt-F2 while booted will give you a command line environment.
as root 'init 3' will shutdown X. then restart X when you have edited and saved its config file.


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