[Posted and mailed]
> Hi there,
> I'm trying to configure the XServer to produce some higher-resolution
> and some more colours.
> But I can't seem to get my Matrox or S3 VIRGE DX or ATI-RAGE to produce
> at least 1024x768 with 16bits colours.
This works if you have another workstation to use for logging into
your Tru64 system.
Telnet to the Tru64 system and, as root, edit the file:
Change the last line, which should be something like:
and add the options to the X server to default to the desired size and
Next, send a SIGHUP to the dtlogin process (use `ps' to find it, and
`kill -1' to send it a SIGHUP). This will tell dtlogin to re-read its
Next, find the X process, and sent it a SIGTERM (use `ps' again to
find it, and `kill -15' to send it a SIGTERM). This will force the X
console to exit, and dtlogin will restart X with the new options.
If your server supports the options you put in the configuration file,
then all should be fine. Login on the console, and then run
`xdpyinfo' to make sure that you are running the proper screen
resolution and depth.
If you server doesn't support the new fields, you will probably notice
dtlogin constantly resetting the screen. THIS IS WHY YOU SHOULD STILL
HAVE THAT TELNET SESSION FROM THE OTHER COMPUTER RUNNING! Simply
change the line back and send SIGHUP to dtlogin again.
If you were unsuccessful, then look at `man Xdec' -- specifically at
the section about frame buffer handlers and /usr/var/X11/Xserver.conf.
> I have found one file called Xconfig but the system complains that it
> cannot excute that file (infact it is a link but the rights are okay).
> Can anyone help me please!
> Please email the messages also to me (address listed in SMTP/NNTP header
> is in order)
Xconfig is NOT executed. It is supposed to be read by the X server
when it starts. Just restart your X server and your changes should
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