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Old 03-11-2009, 05:24 AM   #1
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Display Error at bootup: Out of Range

Hi Guys, I made a stupid Mistake. I have been running UBUNTU 8.10 for a short Time successfully and made the Mistake to disable the Proprietary Driver for my Video Card which is a ATI Radeon HD3870, Model
GV-RX387512HP. When I try to boot the Startup Window with the UBUNTU
Logo appears and than the Screen goes black with a Message: Out of Range,
H.Frequency:12.0kHz V.Frequency:11.0Hz
Can anyone please tell me how to get into the System so I can enable the
Proprietary Driver again?
Old 03-11-2009, 05:52 AM   #2
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Can you boot to single user mode?

If so you can hopefully re-enable the driver from there. Not sure of the command, but just do the reverse of what you did to disable it.
Old 03-11-2009, 05:57 AM   #3
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Some times you can press CTRL ALT and F1 or F2 up to F6 and get into the TTY (terminal)
check the conf files under /etc/X11/

some times it is easy as pressing the reset on your monitor (usually flat screens have it in a menu)
some times it is not your Video Card but wrong model of your Monitor! That happened to me personally.


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