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sunil kattikar
Occasional Advisor

monitor problem

i have ds10 system,i want to change original 21 inch monitor to 15 inch monitor ,when it is connected ,it displays boot menu and when graphics starts it gives error reduce resolution of monitor. what and where i should modify to suit 15 inch monitor.
pls suggest
Anders Kile
Occasional Advisor

Re: monitor problem

Create the directory /etc/dt/config.
Copy the file /usr/dt/config/Xservers into the catalogue.
(/usr/dt/config/Xservers is a actually a link. It's the end file you want to copy.)
In /etc/dt/config/Xservers your last line should look something like:

:0 Local local@console /usr/bin/X11/X :0

Add "800x600" to the end of the line to set resolution to 800x600.

A few notes:
- you could edit the /usr/dt/config/Xservers file directly, but that would not survive a OS upgrade.
- If you have Open3D, you may have to create a link from /etc/dt/config/Xservers.con to /etc/dt/config/Xservers.
I'm not sure.

Thomas Sjolshagen
Occasional Advisor

Re: monitor problem

And as a last resort, depending on the graphics adapter being used, you may need to set the resolution switch on the adapter itself. Since it involves opending the system I'd try Anders' suggestions first...

// Thomas
Ralf Puchner
Honored Contributor

Re: monitor problem


the DS10 doesn't support old graphic adapters (have a look into the supported option list). The new PC-Style graphics hardware uses software settings.
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