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Re: Can u help?

--- Shailesh R L <shaileshrl@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> hii,
> i am new to this list. i recently installed linux
> 6.2 from PCquest(june)
> CD. it installed properly as KDE workstation. but i
> am having problems
> with my display card settings. I have a P1-166,16MB
> ram,8.4 HDD,a SiS(6215) 
> video card with 1MB video ram. now when i boot into
> KDE desktop, all the 
> icons,text,windows appear very big. i am able to see
> only about
> 40% of my desktop at a time. linux reported that it
> is using a 340x420
> video mode. how do i get a normal desktop? how do i
> set my resolution
> to atleast 640x480 mode. is this b'coz i have only
> 1MB video memory?
> Please help. i want help desperately.
> regards,
> shailesh.

Edit your XF86Config file and then enter 640x480 among
available resolution under Display Section VGA16 and
set virtual resolution also to 640x480. XF86Config is
in  somewhere deep inside /usr.Search for it.  

Best of luck.
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