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Old 07-08-2002, 06:24 AM   #1
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change displaye resolution

i work in redhat 7.0
when i tryed to change my displaye resolution .....i cant do this with Xconfigurator, it fails when i seleced the video card driver and i have a blue screen each time i do this , even with a generic vga driver.
i would have to try an other solution witch is :manually editing the XF86Config file , but i didnt know wich lines i have to modify.
please help , and thanks in advance.
Old 07-08-2002, 08:04 AM   #2
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Have you tried typing CTRL+ALT+ the +/- keys?
Old 07-08-2002, 08:10 AM   #3
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If you give us your video and monitor specs might help us out ? Or try going to for info on getting your resolution to work with your particular video and monitor.

If you want to edit manually, the file is pretty well documented, if your unsure on what to edit, won't do you any good then.
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You should be editing the XF86Config-4 file rather than the XF86Config file.
Look for a section called Display, that is the area where resolution is defined.


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