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Old 07-08-2005, 03:38 PM   #1
sys1wcb
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Question switching to LCD display?


I currently have a ViewSonic PF970 running 1280x1024. My son just bought a Dell 1905FP, so I tried it out. Worked fine in Windows, but when I booted FC3 and started X, the monitor stayed black and gave me a message that the analog video mode was not supported.
The monitor is connected via the analog cable through a KVM switch (my laptop running FC2 also connected, and showed the same problem).
What would I have to do to make the switch to an LCD monitor? Edit XF86config manually? What would be the right settings?
 
Old 07-09-2005, 04:01 AM   #2
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Hello,

I'm using a samsung 710n. My xorg.conf looks like this:

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "LCD Panel 1280x1024"
ModeLine "1280x1024" 108.00 1280 1344 1456 1688 1024 1025 1028 1066 +hsync +vsync
DisplaySize 340 270
HorizSync 31.5 - 67.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 75.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nv"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce FX (generic)"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 16
Modes "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Group 0
Mode 0666
EndSection

But backup yours first...

Bye

Koen Plessers
 
  


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