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Old 04-25-2004, 10:56 AM   #1
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Display Settings with n'Vidia card

I have RedHat 9 installed but can't seem to get the display resolution set. When I set it to anything better than 800X600 from System Settings > Display and then reboot it always default to what appears to be 640X480. Seems to make difference if I change it from the user or root. Either way nothing happens.

n'Vidia GE Force 4 128 MB ..RedHat Generic nv driver

I also found that RedHat does not recognize my primary n'vidia ehternet device. How can I fix this?
Old 04-25-2004, 12:03 PM   #2
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you should edit the XF86Config file manually!!

usually it's in /etc/X11/

on slackware that Display wizard usually fubar's everything.
Old 04-25-2004, 12:49 PM   #3
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I edited the F86config and screwed it up. Now when I boot up I have no GUI at all. what commands do I use to edit the f86config from a terminal so I can see if I can undo.



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