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Re: [SLE] Video mode problem, can't get into Yast (Dell laptop)
  • From: "Paul W. Abrahams" <abrahams@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 19:09:20 -0500
  • Message-id: <200503201909.20283.abrahams@xxxxxxx>
On Sunday 20 March 2005 6:50 pm, Patrick Shanahan wrote:
> * Paul W. Abrahams <abrahams@xxxxxxx> [03-20-05 18:43]:
> ...
> > Meanwhile I discovered a very useful web page on the very topic I care
about:
> > Linux on Dell Inspiron 1000 (www.cdavies.org/inspiron1000.htm). He
suggests
> > using X-configure and adding two stanzas to the Monitor section of
> > XF86Config:
> >
> > HorizSync 31.5-48.5
> > VertRefresh 40-70
> >
> > I don't know how to get that effect out of Yast or Sax2, however.
>
> Perhaps using a test editor and editing /etc/X11/XF86Config ????

I thought of doing that, but that file contains a dire warning at its head
that it should not be edited because Sax will get very jealous.

Paul

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