MikeL's FreeBSD Console scrn bad\
Ok, this one is seriously embarassing, but I'm putting it here
because it's toatlly inobvious, and could easily catch someone else
My screen is a standard Dell flatscreen mfr date 2007. It has always
had this weird problem where the text to the left is cut off.
The tricky part, is that this is consistent across both monitors
I've plugged it into. (They're different, but both about the same
age/technology.) Because of this, I assumed the problem was a
FreeBSD driver problem.
It's not a FreeBSD problem.
Click the little menu button on the screen itself. Hopefully
you'll find an "auto-adjust" option - select it, and it will fix
If there's no "auto" option, find the "horizontal adjust"
and manually move it rightwards.
Over a period of months, I'd spend time googling this problem, and
trying to make sense
rc.conf settings, etc. None of them were the
Since we're here, follows is the final settings I'm using:
Things I've tried that I'm NOT using:
Things done in
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