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Old 05-02-2007, 12:30 AM   #1
drifsen
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resolution issue


well, i changed the resolution of suse 10 from 1280*1024 to 1024*768 later when i reboot the system there wasn't any image but it make the sound, i'm trying to find the commandline to change the resolution in failure mode but i can't find it, or how can i solve the problem; if somebody can help me: thanks.
 
Old 05-02-2007, 12:47 AM   #2
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This is the first time I've seen Suse fail when lowering the resolution - it usually happens when raising it. Did you use a graphical application of did you edit a file? If you did the latter, it's more than likely you modified you xorg.conf in an unacceptable way so that the system can't read it anymore.

Anyway, the file you are looking for is most likely: /etc/X11/xorg.conf. You can edit it from the command line by doing:
nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf

or maybe a simple
sax2
will get you just as far.
 
  


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