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Old 04-11-2001, 08:47 AM   #1
pj
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Hello,

I am trying to install Mandrake 7.2 all is fine apart from the display which is distorted.

I have used SuSE 7.0 which allows you to change the Vertical and horizontal frequency but I cant seen to find that option in Mandrake.

Can anybody tell me how I can do this or what the problem with the display is?


Many thanks

PJ
 
Old 04-11-2001, 11:33 AM   #2
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Are you talking about within X, like a config utility tool? If so, you can try Drakconf, I think, its been a long time since I used Mandrake, either that or you can edit the resolution with the xf86config. Hope this helps in any way.
 
Old 04-18-2001, 01:33 AM   #3
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Mandrake 7.2 video problems

I had the same problem with my installation. What I think the problem is: Your monitor may not be on their list, so the installation has chosen it for you. What I did was to select the generic monitor with the specs closest to my own and experiment until the distortion went away.

It's funny because the second time I installed Mandrake 7.2 it was OK without any problem. Not sure why.

Keep trying. Now that mine's up and running well, it's a lot snappier than Windoze.


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