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Xfree configuration

Karl Hergenrother wrote in a message to Mike Bilow:

 KH> I have just installed RH5.0 and configured XFree86.

Note that RH 5.1 is current.

 KH> It looks great although the window is a little large for my
 KH> screen.  My major complaint is when I exit the window back
 KH> to the command line environment, the screen is very dim. 
 KH> Basically the contrast is too low.  How can I fix this?  An
 KH> additional piece of information may be useful is that when I
 KH> was setting up XFree86 using Xconfigurator, the screen lost
 KH> its contrast after the step where the clock chip was probed.

We might be able to provide useful advice if you could describe your video
hardware more fully.  What does Superprobe report?
-- Mike

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