setting CRT parameters

Bob McClure Jr robertmcclure at
Fri Jun 3 13:02:14 UTC 2005

On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 09:46:41PM -0700, Edward Matuszak wrote:
> I recently changed monitors, and the original settings used by Redhat linux
> no longer work.
> Where does the system get the values for resolution, scan rate, etc.? The
> new monitor is unable to display anything as soon as the x windows subsystem
> comes up. i.e. black screen
> I can remotely access the system, so I would like to reset to a minimum vga
> configuration via config files, startup scripts, etc.???
> thanks.

Try (as root)

  system-config-display --reconfig

Bob McClure, Jr.             Bobcat Open Systems, Inc.
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