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Re: [SLE] Video mode problem, can't get into Yast (Dell laptop)
  • From: Paul Hewlett <hewlett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 14:51:50 +0200
  • Message-id: <200503201451.51249.hewlett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 19 March 2005 21:46, Darryl Gregorash wrote:
> Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> >On Saturday 19 March 2005 1:27 pm, Carl E. Hartung wrote:
> >>First, boot to run level 3 (no X.) I do this by just hitting the number
> >> "3"
> >
> >key in grub before booting into SuSE.
> >
> >>Then log in as root and run "yast" to launch YaST2 in ncurses
> >> (text-based)
> >
> >mode.
> >
> >OK, that did it. Now I'm at the next problem (groan).
> >
> >I can now get a legible screen. The problem with it is that it has a
> > visual effect that I can best describe as a darker horizontal region that
> > moves down the screen several times a second. I've been trying to find a
> > monitor setting that eliminate that effect, with no success. The one
> > that logically should do it -- Dell laptop @1024 -- does not do it. I've
> > also tried the LCD monitor settings, and they are no better.

I have seen that effect when 2 monitors are physically close together. Is your
laptop next to your desktop PC monitor ?

PaulH

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