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Old 11-11-2005, 03:51 PM   #1
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Samsung TFT Monitor Compatibility


I was just about to order a 19" Samsung SM913N monitor when I noticed a review saying that the provided software was not compatible with OSX.

Is the provided software required to operate the monitor? I had assumed that drivers are not required for monitors and that choosing a monitor when setting up your display just defaulted in known values for resolution, refresh rate etc.

I have googled to find any other Linux users that are running the SM913N but found none. Is there anyone out there using this monitor? Can I buy it without worry?

I am running Mandrake 2005 with a Radeon 9000 Pro card.

Thanks in advance for any help or comments.
 
Old 11-11-2005, 04:34 PM   #2
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it's just a windows thing, so windows users don't have to (horrors) input their sync frequencys by hand.

it'll work fine
 
Old 11-11-2005, 06:15 PM   #3
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Thanks very much.

I didn't want to end up with an expensive desk ornament.
 
  


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