Fix X windows
dgboles at gmail.com
Sat Oct 27 19:11:56 UTC 2007
on 10/27/2007 2:20 PM, Karl Larsen wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>> I made the screen too large and when I reboot it would not come up
>>> in X windows. I can use Ctrl-Alt F1 and get back to level 3 and login
>>> as root.
>>> But I can't recall the name of the tool that lets you change X
>>> window settings. Does anyone recall the name?
>> system-config-display --reconfig
> I used just system-config-display and it brought up the panel with the
> odd size that the dam nvidia lets you use if you have not got its 5 or 6
> rpm files and figured out how to load them.
> I got them all and then found out one will only work if I upgrade the
> kernel :-!
> So decided this was just too much for a new F7 and I will wait until F8
> is available. Then I can FIGHT the dam nvidia for a good reason.
> It appears that nvidia is very popular with mother board makers. Maybe
> cheap. But I got it fixed in this computer with just one rpm. And it has
> worked fine through 200 upgrades. If there is one rpm for F7-64 bit I
> would sure like to find it.
Nvidia is popular because it keeps it's drivers somewhat up to date and
produces really good graphics in games. Among other things.
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