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Bug 82195 - Incorrect X Windows Monitor Settings for AcerView 54e
Incorrect X Windows Monitor Settings for AcerView 54e
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-ig-x86 (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Sandra Moore
Sandra Moore
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Reported: 2003-01-19 12:51 EST by Jeff Ludwig
Modified: 2014-08-04 18:23 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-21 10:22:31 EST
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Description Jeff Ludwig 2003-01-19 12:51:13 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20020830

Description of problem:
Packaged installer uses incorrect settings for AcerView 54e monitor when
configuring XFree86... Horizontal rate should be 30-54, vert rate should be
50-110.  Most difficult part was figuring out how to change the runlevel to 3 so
that graphical login is not used.  Need section in installation manual
describing how to force lower runlevels (boot with "linux 3" from boot disk). 
Most references have you edit /etc/inittab which is correct but you can't do
this when the graphical login screen does not work!

Jeff Ludwig (jeff -at- rockytop.net)

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Comment 1 Sandra Moore 2003-01-21 10:22:31 EST
While this information is not explicitly in the manual, there is a brief section
on rescue mode in the boot loader configuration content
that refers the reader to the Red Hat Linux Customization Guide -- where you can
find more information on booting into a safe enviroment

However, we will look into adding more content of this type to future editions
of the Installation Guide. Thanks for your feedback!

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