[plug] monitor flashes when booting
nofixed at westnet.com.au
Sat Jun 7 13:13:57 WST 2008
Gavin Chester wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-06-07 at 02:27 +0800, Patrick Coleman wrote:
>>> You need to boot the server with a live distro
>>> of choice to mount and edit your files.
>> You may not have to even do this. If the problem is that X is
>> overdriving your monitor, switch to a virtual console by pressing
> Ah, yes my mistake. I was thinking wrongly that if X is dead then all
> the vts would also be unavailable. Sorry. So, everything else I
> suggested stands, but forget the need for live distro to edit the file
> in the first instance.
I have used Knoppix in the past and have found it picks a reasonably
good screen resolution. Try it, and if it works check its xorg.conf to
see what it picks.
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