Two ubuntus, one doesn't display
aradsky at ne.rr.com
Tue May 1 15:16:17 UTC 2007
>>My CRT monitor recently went kapoot so I replaced it with a flat panel
>>Previously, both UBUNTUs,(6.06 and 6.10) that I have installed displayed
>>properly but now with the LCD monitor, the 6.10 version produces a
>>notice "out of frequency" on the screen and nothing else. There doesn't
>>seem to be any way to bring up a normal display to adjust its settings.
>>The monitor adjustment screen also is not accessible. I also have a
>>bootable UBUNTU DVD that does display properly and I can access the two
>>I suspect that the version that shows that notice has screen settings
>>set to some frequency that's not acceptable by the LCD monitor.
>>However, if I press Ctrl, Alt and F1, the screen does display a command
>>request in terminal mode. I suspect that if I could enter the proper
>>commands, I could change the screen settings to something that would be
>>acceptable to the monitor.
>>Short of simply removing the UBUNTU that doesn't display, what can I do
>>to restore it?
>Tip: Running the Xconfig command in the terminal will allow you to
>change the available resolutions.
>Appearently, your current resolution or refresh rate is set too high for
>To fix this, you will need to boot to ubuntu, when the screen says "Out
>of frequency" press CTRL+ALT+Delete
>follow the onscreen instructions
>Correct me if im wrong
CTRL+ALT+Delete doesn't seem to be the right command. I tried CTRL+ALT+F1
and then Xconfig which wasn't recognized.
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