Screen Resolution

Peter Baumgartner linuz at
Thu Jun 2 06:35:49 UTC 2005

Paul M. Bucalo schrieb:

>On Mon, 2005-05-30 at 18:39 -0400, Gimmie an A wrote:
>>I've had the same problem, but when I try to run that commad, after it
>>gets to the part where It asks something about DRI (I'm a complete
>>newbie, so I have no idea what half the stuff asked to me meant in
>>that. I left them as default), it quits Gnome, and goes to the command
>>prompt. Please help!
>I'll admit that it took me a long time to gather information and
>experience in manually configuring my video cards under Linux. For a
>newbie, I suppose it must be daunting when it never had to be done under
>Windows. All I can do for you, without literally reproducing a summary
>of every screen of information from the configuring wizard, is to give
>you some pointers as to how I would do it for one of my boxes that had
>the same problem. You will have to interpret what to do for your own
>situation based on this information. Trial and error, or better yet, a
>friend who knows more that you can have come over and take over for you,
>is how many of have learned when the research is there but doesn't click
>within our brains.
>Sorry for the long post. I do hope it helps you or someone else out. 
Congratulations, that was the best description of  an X-server setup 
procedure I have ever seen in a mailing list! I would recommend 
everybody to mark it in red, green, orange and yellow, so You can find 
and re-read it every time You are in trouble. ;-))


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