[K12OSN] KVM Monitor Trouble

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Fri Jun 30 15:16:47 UTC 2006

On 6/30/06, Robert Arkiletian <robark at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/30/06, Carl Keil <carl at snarlnet.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I recently switched out the monitor that I had on my KVM switch.  I did
> > this while both servers hooked to the kvm were on.  One of the servers
> > works fine with the new monitor, but my k12ltsp (4.4.2 ?) server
> > doesn't.  The new monitor is smaller, I'm wondering if it doesn't
> > support as high a resolution as the previous monitor.  Does anyone know
> > how I can change the monitor settings via SSH, so that I can get the
> > server to work with the new monitor?
> edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> there should be a line like
like the one below (the modes line)

Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "Videocard0"
        Monitor    "Monitor0"
        DefaultDepth     24
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     24
                Modes    "1280x1024"

Robert Arkiletian
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