Lost Display Settings

Larry Hartman larryhartman50 at bellsouth.net
Tue Feb 6 00:31:57 UTC 2007

Possible hardware problem?

On Monday 05 February 2007, Lokeey wrote:
> that didn't work, but i was able to go into recovery mode and noticed that
> i had a few different xorg configs and two other xorg configs with fglrx
> AND i also had an original config that was backed up when i first installed
> fglrx AND I also had my own backup that i had created prior to making my
> first changes when i installed fglrx. which i didn't know occurred
> automatically.
> okay, this is still odd that i made zero changes to any xorg.conf file and
> RANGE from my monitor. like i stated previously i only swapped out the xbox
> vga cable and replaced with the vga cable that was going into a separate
> box.
> On 2/5/07, Joe Hart <j.hart at orange.nl> wrote:
> > > the system boots up fine and i have no issues when i boot up into xp,
> > > but then when i boot up into kubuntu i get the boot display but then
> > > when that completes i get nothing! just a black screen.
> >
> > Boot into recovery mode.  At the root prompt type:
> >
> > dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
> >
> > That will run a program that will rewrite your xorg.conf based on the
> > settings that you choose (it's the same program that runs during the
> > alternate install CD).
> >
> > If for some strange reason, you don't have a recovery mode option on the
> >   grub menu, you can still get to it by pressing e then edit the kernel
> > line adding the word "single" (without the quotes) at the end, then b to
> > boot.
> >
> >
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