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Old 08-01-2003, 05:24 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2003
Distribution: HP-UX
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screen freezes after making changes to the screen resolution with Xconfigurator


I am using RedHat 7.3 (GNOME).

System Details:

Video Card : Sis 6326 AGP
Processor : Pentium III
RAM : 127 MB

My problem is :

After I change the resoultion using Xconfigurator, a message
is displayed that "X server is restarting", and then after
restarting, nothing appears. Only the mouse pointer in the
shape of an 'X' is visible after which I have to press the restart button as the only other option available.

Old 08-01-2003, 05:56 AM   #2
Registered: May 2003
Location: Kerala,India
Distribution: RedHat,Mandrake,Debian
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Well,i think u must go for lower colours(16 bit or lower ,may be 8 bit) see to it that the refresh rates u have given lies with in the ranges ur moniter can comply.check /var/log/XFree.0.log for errors(i dont think there will be any errors there,since X server crashed).
Make sure that ur card is supported.if it is not supported dont mention it in the XF86Config file,just go for driver "vga".try xf86config instead of Xconfigurator.

"Mera Bharat Mahan"

Last edited by arunshivanandan; 08-01-2003 at 06:48 AM.


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