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Old 08-20-2003, 03:00 PM   #1
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Monitor trouble

hi i installed RH9 ona dual boot system, and when i try to boot up RH9, it checks things, or loads things, something like that.. then it just goes to a black screen, and the light that says if my monitor is on or off.. starts flashing, any help here? thanks in advance
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would you specify your exact model monitor number and graphics/display card?
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Old 08-20-2003, 11:49 PM   #4
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you have X as default??if so,log on to text mode (by typing linux 3 or init 3 at boot prompt.) and there,check the log files(/var/log/XFree.0.log) or try reconfiguring X using xf86config.


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