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Old 06-16-2003, 02:04 AM   #1
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switching from gui to command in rh8

i am having problems with the ctrl+alt+1 and ctrl+alt+7

when I boot into the gui in redhat 8 everything works fine..i then switch to my first shell (ctrl+alt+1) once i try and switch back the whole gui has shifted to the bottom right and only 20% can be seen..the rest of my screen is black.

if i switch back to the shell im fine..

anyone know whats going on, and how to modify that so i can freely switch between the different shells and my gui without problem?
Old 06-16-2003, 02:37 AM   #2
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This sounds like a video driver problem...

What video card and Xserver are you using?

(check the XF86Config or XF86Config-4 file in /etc for the driver being used...)

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why don't u try and check xF86config file.u might be having problems there
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thanks for the info..ill try that and let you know
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I ran the redhat-config-xfree86 program and was able to choose the proper monitor and still getting the same problem..can anyone come up with anything else?


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