FC5 X can not started, it just black screen

Aaron Konstam akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Fri Apr 21 11:32:28 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 10:10 +1000, Hou Xiang ZHU wrote:
> Hi,
> On my home PC, FC4 installed ok. but now when I try to install FC5, in
> the beginning of installation,it can't use graphical mode to install,
> since when I choose this mode to install, the LCD screen(ADI 700? 17")
> becomes black and says "didn't support this display mode H:43.XXX
> KHz,V:XX Hz"(can't remember exact value.). so I have to choose "linux
> text mode " to install.
> After I installed FC5, no X started. and when I try to startx,it says
> the same and screen black. when I try to use "setup" to config X, it
> also black screen. I also can't find XF86Config file to edit.
> How can I config this LCD display ? during the installation, it detected
> the ADI LCD(maybe incorrect model?).
> Thank you!
First the file you want is not XF86Config , it is /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
Second if you are in int level 3 you can run system-config-display to
configure the display parameters. This is preferable to having to edit
the file itself, which should be you last resort. 
Aaron Konstam <akonstam at sbcglobal.net>

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