Not sure how to tell if the Grub process was completed. Either GRUB_TERMINAL=console or GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768 works so I can see the grub menu of choices and boot When you are at the grub menu, try hitting the 'c' key, and then at Jon Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. So I really don't know how this will help you. his comment is here
For you first installations, always include Ubuntu's built in SSH server. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Whether you get the grub console or not, I think you might have to tell grub what video mode to use. Code: sudo apt-get install xresprobe sudo ddcprobe This should reveal the supported resolutions.
After installing, the "cannot display…" error showed and I coulnd select any of the OS. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the So, in a nutshell: gksu gedit /etc/default/grub Replace GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480 (or whatever resolution is default, I don't remember exactly) by GRUB_GFXMODE=1280x800 (or GRUB_GFXMODE=1280x1024 if it's not widescreen). Thread Tools Search Thread Advanced Search 17th April 2014,11:38 AM #1 runcmd Join Date Dec 2009 Posts 27 Thank Post 0 Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts Rep Power 14
If I have come close to a correct diagnosis, please tell me what to do to fix it. The line should look something like "VertRefresh 50.0 - 160.0". Polyglot Anagrams Robbers' Thread Can proliferate be applied to loyalty counters? share|improve this answer edited May 31 '12 at 18:44 Yi Jiang 91611227 answered May 27 '12 at 11:23 pradeepsmk 212 add a comment| Not the answer you're looking for?
I get a message that says, "Cannot Display This Video Mode." Is there some way to change the video mode during the boot process? Google™ Search FedoraForum Search Red Hat Bugzilla Search Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Tag Search Advanced Search Go to Page... What is the point of update independent rendering in a game loop? MISTAKE!!
Type your root password in the dialog box presented and hit enter. I'd really give some thought to using this machine to keep the boat from floating away but if you're determined to use it, please give some thought to replacing the video This remains until reset I would appreciate the workaround as it is not easy for me to get my hands on the wide screen which works fine. I always install SSH by default as you never know when/if you need it and it has saved me a number of times.
After pulling my hair out, I replaced the old screen with a newer LG wide screen monitor ..and it and Ubuntu-11 work fine. https://www.howtoforge.com/community/threads/cannot-display-this-video-mode.1456/ Thanks, g8rbait g8rbait, Nov 29, 2005 #1 falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer You mean you don't see any output on a monitor that is connected to the system? Ubuntu Server Cannot Display This Video Mode However, I was able to use anther monitor that has a higher resolution to get back to the screen, and then: - On desk top, right click mouse. - proerties, - Ubuntu Cannot Display This Video Mode Dell You will get “cannot display this video mode optimum resolution 1280 * 1024 60 Hz” massage on monitor and it will open ubuntu 11.04 directly and you can not chose between
It seems that my monitor doesn't support that high resolution. this content System reboots if I press Ctrl+alt+del. Try disconnecting the monitor after testing/skipping the media check. Code: ~$ sudo /etc/X11/Xsession.d/45fixrandr [sudo] password for robert: X Error of failed request: BadName (named color or font does not exist) Major opcode of failed request: 156 (RANDR) Minor opcode of Cannot Display This Video Mode Optimum Resolution 1280x1024 60hz
At some point you turn Mother's picture to the wall and just start over. After that you go to “ubuntu software centre” and type “startup-manager” in such place and enter. It just goes into Linux without giving me the option to choose what I want to boot. weblink Optimun resultion 1280x1024".
Please Help! 10 commentsshareall 10 commentssorted by: besttopnewcontroversialoldrandomq&alive (beta)[–]wizard10000 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(6 children)Just a thought, but try adding 'nomodeset' as a kernel argument. If yes, then use it to run xrandr from LiveCD and you will be able to find the video interface label as xrandr knows it. sonoran View Public Profile Find all posts by sonoran #8 22nd March 2013, 09:25 PM leonardevens Offline Registered User Join Date: Dec 2006 Age: 83 Posts: 541 Re:
Should I try another Acer monitor that I have? permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)For some reason I can't get the scene out of my head from the Last Crusade, "Indiana, let it go." If it's got RAMBUS Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Optimun resultion 1280x1024".
Attempted to modify /etc/default/grub, changes are overwritten to defaults. If you do then try reinstalling them. Hit the "save" button in gedit and exit gedit. check over here Even if it isn't related to the logout/reboot issue, you never know when the underlying problem is going to bite you again, maybe somewhere else.
leonardevens View Public Profile Find all posts by leonardevens #2 22nd March 2013, 12:48 AM solo2101 Offline Registered User Join Date: Jan 2010 Location: behind that screen... There have been numerous threads reporting this and not just on Ubuntu... After adding that line to /etc/default/grub, I assume i just run /usr/sbin/grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg. If I try holding shift for grub, I get the bios splash, "loading grub", then screen resolution error message.
There may be other problems due to the convoluted history of this computer. Code: xrandr --newmode "1920x1080_59.90" 172.51 1920 2040 2248 2576 1080 1081 1084 1118 -HSync +Vsync xrandr --addmode HDMI2 "1920x1080_59.90" xrandr --output HDMI2 --mode "1920x1080_59.90" This should give you your desired monitor In your case it does not boot at all saying "cannot display this video mode"... Send PM 17th April 2014,01:29 PM #5 ShorehamGeek Join Date Feb 2006 Location Shoreham Posts 98 Thank Post 32 Thanked 24 Times in 21 Posts Rep Power 29 Might be
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