Telestra App Note

How to Change the Screen Resolution for ASTi ACE Studio (#89)

Depending on monitor type and monitor switch etc. your ACE Studio screen may look distorted. You may need to change the screen resolution for your monitor. Follow the steps below.

Note: These instructions are for all ACE Studio systems running on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® excluding VMware.

  1. Press CTRL+ALT+F2 to switch to the command line.
  2. At the command prompt, log into system as "aceuser".
  3. Type "system-config-display" in the command line.
  4. The command line will prompt for a root password, enter the root password.
  5. The "Display Settings" window will open; select the "hardware" tab at the top.
  6. Select "Configure" next to Video Card.
  7. Change the driver to "Intel".
  8. Select "OK" and exit display settings, select "OK" again.
  9. At the command prompt, type in "system-config-display".
  10. The "Display Settings" window will open; select the "Hardware" tab at the top.
  11. Select "Configure" next to Monitor Type.
  12. Select a generic monitor that supports the same resolution as your monitor. Note: Selecting a specific monitor is known not to be as compatible as the generic selection, and is not recommended.
  13. Select "OK" and exit display settings, select "OK" again.
  14. At the command prompt, type in "system-config-display".
  15. Select the "Settings" tab at top of the "Displays Settings" window.
  16. Use the resolution drop down list to select the desired resolution supported by your monitor.

    Note: For monitors that support this resolution, ASTi recommends 1920 x 1280 resolution.

  17. Select "OK".
  18. Type "reboot" at the command prompt.