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Old 11-28-2003, 04:50 PM   #1
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Redhat 9 Display settings

I have just installed Redhat 9 Server and chose the wrong screen and display adapter information. Now when it starts up i am unable to read anything on the screen - it is a mess of colours and stripes.

My question is - how can i prevent redhat from starting up in graphical mode so that i can change the configuration?
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Here is a post I found previously on this Board..
Hope this helps !!!

Old 11-28-2003, 05:02 PM   #3
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Once it boots press "Ctrl + Alt + F1" then login as root and run:
init 3
this will take you to runlevel 3. You can hten setup your display with:
then to get back to a gui:
init 5


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