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Changing display/screen resolution

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Can anyone tell me how to change the screen resolution and display with Solaris 9?

Is there a GUI utility?

Thanks.
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please review these docs.
these talk about what u are looking for, u need to install some packages to work with these.
http://sunsolve.sun.com/data/802/802-3755/html/preface.html
http://docs.sun.com/db/doc/805-4441/6j4761v2j?a=view
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Hi  BSewills,

did it solve the purpose.
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I will try it this evening. Thanks.
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Managed to get it working. I should have been more explicit; I've installed Solaris 9 on an intel Notebook and while is works using a VESA driver the quality isn't too good.

First I had to download the xFree86 porting kit (http://developers.sun.com/solaris/developer/support/driver/tools/video/video-index.html).

Followed the instuctions to install the xFree86 drivers. Then follwing the instruction in the reference shivsa provided.

And it work!

Thanks.
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