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Old 12-11-2003, 07:29 AM   #1
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Distribution: Slackware 9.0
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Slack 9.1 - You passed an undefined mode number

You passed an undefined mode number

Press <RETURN> to see video modes available, <SPACE> to continue or wait
30 secs

sorry for bothering you all with this question again... Iīve already read many threads with this subject and have already done everything I read, but nothing seems to work here with my slackware 9.0 ._.

I tryed pico /etc/lilo.conf

and changed to vga=771, and then to vga=773, and then to vga=788, and then to vga=ask, and then to vga=normal.... but when I try "startx" my monitor gets strange... some green and blue lines appear...

note: with vga=normal the "You passed an ..." didnīt show up, but the startx continued all messed ._.

I donīt really know whatīs happening... red hat and mandrake didnīt give me this error of "undefined mode etc...", so it proves my computer can work well with linux

knoppix gave me this "undefined mode etc..." in the beggining of the boot too, but I chose zero and then everything went well... I checked knoppinxīs lilo.conf and found a vga=normal in there... but in my slack, it doesnīt seem to work

I have an Intel 810 onboard video card... and knoppix detect something like this about my monitor: 30-54 Khz and 50-120 Khz....

what should I do??? óō
Old 12-11-2003, 07:56 AM   #2
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

I answered this in Newbie.

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