Screen problem on booting

Chris Whitehouse cwhiteh at
Mon Feb 2 14:34:02 PST 2009

Fernando Apesteguía wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm using FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE-p2
> Since a few days I've noticed something weird. On booting, all the
> text I see is shifted to the left, so I lose the first ten letters or
> so in every line of text.
> After login, once I type "startx" the X Window system seems to be OK
> _and_ if I go back to a console with Alt-Ctrl-Fn the console is fine
> again.
> My graphic card is an ATI Radeon HD2400.
> Anybody noticed it?
> Thanks in advance.
> PS: In console mode, reset command doesn't fix the problem.
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Adjust the horizontal position with the controls on the monitor while 
booting? My LCD flat panel has an auto adjust button which does the same 


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