[ALUG] [Fwd: Re: Display error when switching to console from X]
cl at isbd.net
Thu Nov 27 12:04:25 GMT 2008
On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 12:01:41PM +0000, Stevey.eu wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 11:03:46AM +0000, Stevey.eu wrote:
> > > Chris G wrote:
> >> >> I'm running xubuntu 8.10 (though I suspect the problem is common to
> >> >> all 8.10 ubuntu versions).
> >> >> I can run X fairly reliably though I do have some issues when
> >> >> in and out presumably due to switching resolutions.
> >> >> However switching to a console using CTRL/ALT/F1 (or any of the
> >> >> others) doesn't work. I just get an error message from my monitor
> >> >> saying the resolution is invalid. My monitor is a Dell 2001FP
> >> >> of up to 1600x1200 so I suspect that the CTRL/ALT/F1 is switching
> to a
> >> >> totally impossible resolution.
> >> >> How can I fix this problem? Is there any way to specify the
> mode and
> >> >> resolution to use for the text mode consoles?
> >> >>
> > > Chris,
> > >
> > > Ever considered trying www.google.com it is a marvelous invention.
> > >
> Strangely enough I am familiar with Google, I'd recommend using
> www.google.co.uk personally, it does offer advantages for UK users
> sometimes (although not in this case of course).
> I have spent quite a lot of time searching around using Google on this
> issue and have follwed a few leads but I don't have a solution yet.
> Asking on alug was just another approach.
How did that get here? :-)
I thought I'd sent it as a personal reply as the mail to me was sent
that way. Lucky I didn't say anything too rude! :-)
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