Display problem of fedora 7 on IBM A21p thinkpad

frank wang yixiaodafang at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 05:17:29 UTC 2007

I have finally installed the fedora with live cd. However, after I
select the vesa driver, my display is very small, about 8 inch. How
can I fix this problem? My display is 15 inch.

I really need experts help to fix this problem.



On 6/1/07, Jim Cornette <fc-cornette at insight.rr.com> wrote:
> frank wang wrote:
> > I am a new user on the linux. Could you tell me how to select the vesa
> > driver in fedora? I thought I have tried it in ubuntu 7.0.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Frank
> linux xdriver=vesa
> This feature changed so that you can specify which driver you want to
> use from the many available. If you know of a driver that worked for you
> in the past, you could enter that driver instead of the vesa driver.
> Note, your xorg.conf file will contain whatever you select.
> Another possibility for failure for the video is the setting for video
> memory is too low in BIOS. You might up the video memory for shared
> memory to see if it does you any good.
> Jim
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