screen size is too large after freebsd install
plageotakes at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 22 18:49:50 PDT 2003
Sorry about the top level reply. I missed the
With respect to the plus and minus keys; are you using
the ones on the keypad? I believe only the ones on key
Sorry I am stuck on another machine (not fbsd),
otherwise I would have tried it out.
--- Lee Harr <missive at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >I have spent over 2 days trying to install this
> software but no matter
> >what I do the desktop size always ends up being too
> >If I click on alt + ctrl + - or + nothing happens.
> Tryed altering the
> >xf86config file it won't let me.
> Are you editing the file as root?
> >Why is this so hard seriously its a pain.
> Getting X set up right can be frustrating.
> Here's what I usually do.
> 1) log in as root
> 2) XFree86 -configure
> 3) ee XF86Config.new
> 4) look in that file for the mouse section
> - replace /dev/sysmouse with /dev/psm0
> - if you have a wheel mouse, add the line
> Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
> 5) look for the screen section
> - add the line
> DefaultDepth 24
> DefaultDepth 16
> before the parts that say
> Subsection ... EndSubSection
> - in whichever section you choose (16 or 24)
> add a line
> Modes "1024x768"
> underneat the line that says
> Depth 24 (or 16)
> 6) save the file (by pressing ESC-ENTER-ENTER)
> 7) move the file in to position with
> cp XF86Config.new /etc/X11/XF86Config
> There is also a good page about this in the
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