You need to edit the HSync (Horizontal Synchronization Rate) and VSync (Vertical Synchronization Rate) Parameters in your XFree86 configuration file. Btw why do you want to go for a lower resolution. X, in most cases detects the monitor and video subsystem and selects the most optimized settings.
Regards S. On Thu, 9 Sep 2004 11:11:36 -0400, Bill Moran <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > phusion <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > How can I set the screen refresh rate in FreeBSD 5.2.1. I can go into > > gnome-control-center and go to screen resolution then change the > > refresh rate it to say 75 MHz, but then the next time I log into > > X-Windows it's back to say 85 MHz. Is there some file I can edit to > > keep it to stay a certain refresh rate? Thanks. > > You'll probably have to modify you X config file to get this setting > changed permanently. Depending on whether you are using X.org or > XFree86, there are different tools for this, and the filename may > even be different. See the documentation for the X system you're > using, or reply with more information about which X your using to > get a more specific reply. > > -- > Bill Moran > Potential Technologies > http://www.potentialtech.com > > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > -- Subhro Sankha Kar School of Information Technology Block AQ-13/1 Sector V ZIP 700091 India _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"