LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 10-06-2003, 02:16 PM   #1
learninlinux
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Michigan
Distribution: Red Hat 9
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question Compaq Evo N610C Video Issues


I am running Red Hat 9 on a Compaq Evo N610C. It probes the video and discovers the Rage Mobility 7500 32MB without a problem. It can't detect the display. I'm guessing this is common for laptops. I have chosen the "Generic Laptop Display 1400x1050". This does seem to work fine during setup.

My problem lies when it boots up into the GUI, sometimes the display is perfect, other times it acts like the refresh rate is messed up. When it does boot with the messed up refresh rate, sometimes a simple reboot fixes it. Other times it does not. I have to reboot several times to correct it.

I have the laptop dual booting with XP / RH 9. XP has no problems with the display.

This does not happen all the time, but it can be annoying when it is. I've checked Compaq's (HP) web site for info. But the technical numbers for the refresh rate and screen don't appear to be working for me.

Anyone else run this particular hw/sw combo? Or does anyone know of a website that might give more info?

Thanks,
Chris
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
compaq evo n610c - earlier fan control, and low-latency patch issues damian_nz Linux - Laptop and Netbook 1 10-18-2006 03:25 PM
Getting Wireless to work on Compaq evo N610c pazzport Linux - Wireless Networking 0 01-24-2005 09:46 PM
Compaq Evo N610c cck23 Linux - Wireless Networking 3 06-23-2004 06:30 AM
Linux on compaq evo n610c nomi42 Linux - Laptop and Netbook 0 04-29-2004 11:15 AM
Suse 9 on Compaq Evo N610c boffhaku Linux - Laptop and Netbook 2 12-19-2003 09:57 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:28 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration