specifying screen resolution?

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waynep
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specifying screen resolution?

Post by waynep » 20 Apr 2007, 21:29

I downloaded system rescue CD 0.3.5 yesterday. I am playing with it trying to learn what's on it etc with my Parallels Virtual Machines. I normally run Linux in a VM. It boots fine but I have yet to figure out how to set the resolution before i run "startx".

I tried "intelfb800" at the boot: prompt but that didnt seem to do it.

Any help would be appreciated.

wayne

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Post by admin » 22 Apr 2007, 17:45

Witjh the new X.Org the configuration is automatic. If you want to use the old method, you can boot with "rescuecd doxdetect". It will create a xorg.conf file, and X.Org will use it if it exists.

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