Video/ Monitor Configuration

I have  an sis 5597 video card and a daytek (Daewoo) monitor.  Unable to get Redhat Linux to take these settings.  I can see the box with the buttons on it but never any wording (text)

Suggestions ?
Thanks
wbl98Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

raks04Commented:
try this coz even i have the same card and i have done this

run xconf(or whatever u use to configure X-windows)
select the refresh rate or type of monitor carefully
select the right video and RAM
plz take a look at the card database if prompted
i guess u do not have any RAMDAC or clockchip refer to the manual and select correctly.
when u are prompted whether u want to probe or not do not probe.
after the config has finished note down the name of the file and its path that the config is written into.
now use a text editor and open this file for editing

search for the line the describes your video card

search for this line

#videoram 4096

where 8192 is the card'S MEMORY
the line can also be

#videomem 4096

'#' represents a comment so remove it

next add the following 3 lines

Option "no_accel"
Option "hwcursor"
Option "nobit_blt"

now save the file
type startx (or whatever ) and enjoy!! :)
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Linux

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.