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Re: [vox-tech] Red Hat 8 Screen Resolution
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Re: [vox-tech] Red Hat 8 Screen Resolution



I was assuming the log files were /var/log/XFree86.x.log


On Fri, 2003-03-07 at 10:14, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> begin Ryan <rcdetert@ucdavis.edu> 
> >   I just installed Red Hat 8 and I had been having some issues with my
> > Intel 845G video adapter and . I had tried to install XFree86
> > 4.3 last week, but after I botched that I decided to reinstall Red Hat 8
> > with the default Workstation install and surprisingly enough my video
> > adapter works and I can use Gnome.
> > 
> >   However, the problem now is that I can't change the resolution, and I
> > think red hat got rid of Xconfigurator. Here is what my XF86Config file
> > looks like in the screen section. I used the gnome Display configuration
> > tool and this is what it has in the config file now.
> > 
> > I'm currently using XFree86-4.2.0-72 kernel 2.4.18-26.8.0.
> > 
> > Section "Screen"
> >         Identifier "Screen0"
> >         Device     "Intel 845"
> >         Monitor    "Monitor0"
> >         DefaultDepth     16
> >         SubSection "Display"
> >                 Depth     16
> >                 Modes    "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600"
> > "640x480"
> >         EndSubSection
> > EndSection
> > 
> > 
> > After a reboot the resolution still won't change. I'm stuck in 1024x768.
> > I don't see any errors in the log file. 
> 
> deletion of video modes is NOT an error.  it's considered information.
> 
> error == (EE)
> info  == (II)
> 
> when a video mode is deleted, it's informational and will always give
> you a reason.   for instance:
> 
> (II)  videocard: Not using default mode "9999x999"  (hsync out of range)
> 
> 
> just to make sure we're on the same page, what "log file" are you
> referring to when you say you don't see any errors in "the log file"?
> 
> even the best configured X system is going to have SOME kind of error.
> 
> pete
> 
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