XF86 screen resolution changes on a laptop

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.no-ip.com
Fri May 23 10:53:42 PDT 2003

Chris Young <propwash at ica.net> writes:

> I'm a complete newbie to FreeBSD who just installed 4.8 on an IBM 1161
> -
> 41g laptop. I managed to get xf86 installed, up, and running. One
> small problem; I can't seem to get the hotkey combo that changes the
> screen resolution to work. I checked the PAO site docs for help but to
> no avail. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

You mean the ctrl-alt-+ (and minus) combinations?
Those only change the resolution if more than one screen mode passed
the initial configuration as valid.

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