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    Re: Graphics Resolution- Upgrade /Blank Screen after reboot

    Quote Originally Posted by emerick7 View Post
    First off thanks for the reply.

    I'm at Step 2 right now... it gets stuck on "Stopping GNOME Display Manager." It seems to hang there, until I hit the enter key. At that point, I'm able to use CTRL-ALT-F1/F2 to get into the command line.

    sudo service gdm start gives me gdm start/running then a process ID. CTRL-ALT-F7 brings me to the same screen though.

    Also, I tried appending vga=318 but that did not have any effect.

    In case this helps, after "Stopping GNOME Display Manager," it says:

    Once again, thanks for the troubleshooting!
    @emerick7-- I'm sorry if I missed it, but I don't see where you posted what video card you are using(?) ... also, you said you tried "vga=318"...

    If you could post the results from
    sudo hwinfo --framebuffer
    sudo hwinfo --framebuffer > ~/video_results.txt
    Please insure that you highlighlight it and press the "#" button to wrap code tags around it. That will tell us what video you have and what modes are available to it.
    Last edited by MAFoElffen; May 1st, 2011 at 05:17 PM.
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