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Re: [SLE] SuSE Installation runs monitor Out of Range
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 14:32:03 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405231432.03364.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 23 May 2004 14.29, Terje J. Hanssen wrote:
> The question is; if one cannot do a graphical login because of running
> "Monitor out of Range", what to do then?

Hit ctrl-alt-f2 to get to an old style black'n'white text login prompt.
ctrl-alt-f1 has a neat, graphical looking text login that just might work

> Is it possible to "rapair" the
> configuration settings or select a command line login? If so, possibly
> how and where to change/edit the graphical configuration (resolution,
> frequence and color depth)?
>
> (To compare with CDE/Solaris, it is easy to break the CDE startup, just
> by entering the return key before CDE login screen starts. Then the
> command line login is made available).

Hit '3' and enter to boot to runlevel 3, which is identical to runlevel 5 (the
default) except there is no graphical login.

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