Re: Changing screen
From: stephan beal (stephan_at_wanderinghorse.net)
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 14:32:13 +0200
Olivier Ramare wrote:
> :) but, but, my system always start in an X
This is a great example of why starting in runlevel 5 is generally not a
good idea. IMO, anyway - many people will disagree with me on this. The
fact remains, though, that starting in runlevel 5 has much more potential
for upgrade/maintenance problems than starting in runlevel 3 ("text mode")
> Reinstalling everything from scratch
> would be possible (I have a partition for
> personnal stuff), but quite ... lengthy.
There's no need whatsoever for that. The solution is almost as simple as the
one you hope for:
Tap Ctrl-Alt-F2 to drop to a terminal, log in as root and type:
<wait for it to finish>
Plug in your flatpanel.
Tell sax that you want to import your existing configuration, and then
select your monitor (or a compatible one) from the list.
You can then go back to runlevel 5 with:
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