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Old 10-03-2004, 01:41 PM   #1
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Configured Wrong Monitor

I just installed Fedora Core 3 Test 2 and after a reboot nothing comes up on the screen once it gets to the login screen. I think it's because I selected the wrong monitor when I was last in X. My question is, how can I boot into linux without the graphical screen and then proceed to restore my monitor to the default (which worked before).

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Old 10-03-2004, 02:26 PM   #2
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When nothing is on sreen try CTRL ALT F1. You should go to console. Or you can try CTRL backspace wich leave graphical mode anyway.

You ca always use Knoppix to see the config files it choose for your kind of hardware.

Good luck, Marc A
Old 10-03-2004, 06:06 PM   #3
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neither of those worked, any other suggestions ?
Old 10-03-2004, 08:17 PM   #4
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Boot into knoppix and copy the section for the monitor from knoppix to fedora,save the file from fedora if it doesn't work you can replace it,or edit the file by hand.


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