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Re: [SLE] SuSE Installation runs monitor Out of Range
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 19:51:53 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405231951.53126.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 23 May 2004 19.53, Terje J. Hanssen wrote:
> Jerome R. Westrick (jerry_at_Westrick.com) wrote:
> > In level 3,
> > enter the following command (as root)
> > sax2
> >
> > The rest is pretty obvious...
>
> Sorry, it didn't work!
>
> At first I thought it was doubtful that running a graphical application
> was possible if the monitor X configuration was set too high. Even with
> right monitor settings on beforehand, this happended following the
> suggested steps:
>
> 1. ctrl-alt-f1
> to make a command line login
>
> 2. # init 3
> to go to run level 3
>
> 3. # sax2
> sax2 started up, but run the monitor "Out of range":
> H.Frequency: 91 kHz 90 kHz
> V.Frequency: 85 kHz 84,5 kHz

Try "sax2 -l"

the -l will make it start in a generic, low resolution that should work on
most monitors/cards

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