[arch-general] Mayday - Installed Fresh Archlinux on Laptop - Resolution stuck 1152x864, need 1440x900??

christopher floess skeptikos at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 07:18:16 EST 2009

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Nov 2009 23:31:20 -0600
> "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
>> Listmates,
>> New drive for my laptop so I dedicated it to Arch. Net install with
>> 2009.08 went fine (although there really should be a warning when you
>> leave install WITHOUT configuring the bootloader). [the /arch/setup
>> menu autoadvances when you leave Configure System and if you click
>> Done and downarrow anticipating moving to the next item,  you can
>> easily miss configuring the bootloader (I did ;-)]
> arch is not, was not and will never be a hand-holding distro.
> if anyone doesn't pay attention and just skips steps it's that persons
> own problem imho. (in fact the interactive installer already
> does too much handholding)

Slightly off topic for the thread, but I hope the interactive
installer doesn't go away. My skills aren't that far along yet.

I was however at least smart enough not to think could skip steps ;)

-- chris

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