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Posted: Dec. 14 2007,00:44 QUOTE

If you can boot your machine with runlevel 2 then look at the contents of /etc/sysconfig/knoppix

boot: dsl 2 vga=normal

# cat /etc/sysconfig/knoppix

This will show what hardware was identified.
What is displayed, may help us help you.
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Posted: Dec. 14 2007,13:17 QUOTE

I booted with "dsl 2 vga=normal"  and got the following results:
 XSERVER= "XFree86"
 XDESC= "Intel Corporation :82815 CGC"

    Along with this I noticed that under System Stats it said:

    Since posting previously I've booted with :
  "dsl ide=0x180,0x386"
  "dsl vga=791"

    and managed to get, with 4.x.iso, a full screen and better behaved display--complete with icons.  Image just a little grainy, but no over-shading that left drop down text hard to read.
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Posted: Dec. 16 2007,22:47 QUOTE

Did you follow the link from the cheat codes page to the one specifically about VGA codes?:

If you follow the instructions about 'Additional' modes you should be able to get the best value to use instead of '791' for your system. I managed to get even the Libretto with it's 800*480 screen running at 24 bit resolution full screen with no problems using the method described.
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