Old Toshiba laptop not seeing all the screen under 8.04

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri May 30 22:33:49 UTC 2008

On 05/30/2008 09:22 AM, Steven Davies-Morris wrote:
> The laptop is an 8 year old Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600. The VGA 
> controller is a Cyberblade/XP by Trident.  This morning on a whim I put 
> Hardy 8.04 on it, a clean replace of "Darya" Mint Linux 4.0 (based on 
> Feisty).  Now I only get 800 resolution and a ton of unusable black 
> space around the edges.  When I go into the Screen Resolution tool it 
> won't offer many anything greater than 800.  What's my next move?

Boot into recovery mode, select the second option to recover X, then
when finished, select option 1 to continue to boot. That should pick up
& correct the resolution. If not then you may need to edit

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