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Old 09-23-2004, 05:23 PM   #1
Seventh_Warrior
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startx shuts off my monitor


The subject pretty much sums it up. Running a fresh install of slackware 10.0, I was tinkering around on the command line, and when I typed startx my monitor shut itself off, like if I had powered down my computer but not the monitor. When I rebooted (by hitting the reset button) the resolution on my command prompt had changed.

Weird.
 
Old 09-23-2004, 05:28 PM   #2
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If you don't shutdown properly i've seen that sometimes it doesn't save things properly. About the screen, i dunno much about slackware so i cant help you, post the log if you have it.
 
Old 09-23-2004, 09:54 PM   #3
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too big refresh rate? or resolution configured in the
xf86config? it can kill your monitor also
 
Old 09-24-2004, 02:16 AM   #4
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Yeah, i think something in the xf86conf changed...
Ive had similar problems with a monitor and it also was the resolution which caused it
 
Old 09-27-2004, 02:24 PM   #5
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I got it working!

1. ran xorgconfig
2. installled nvidia driver
3. edited xorg.conf

And now it works, so I am happy.
 
  


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