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Re: Display Problem - Pincushion Distortion



On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 06:01:05PM -0500, Thomas H. George,,, wrote:
> After an upgrade my display has severe pincushion distrotion apparently 
> caused by lilo.  That  is, at power up the initial display is normal but 
> distorts as soon as lilo starts to present the boot options.  The 
> uncommented line in lilo.config is vga=normal.  I have tried switching 
> this to vga=ask which, according the man pages for lilo and lilo.real 
> (whatever this is), at startup lilo should pause and can display the vga 
> options.  It doesn't pause.

[can't help you with the display problem, but...]

Did you re-run the lilo command after modifying /etc/lilo.conf?

The config file is *not* read a boot; it is read by lilo when it figures
out what should be written in the boot block...

HTH
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