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Old 06-29-2011, 02:43 PM   #1
john_gar
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dell 1905fp moniter settings for XFdrake pclinuxos 2010 AMD 64


hello to everyone,
i am having trouble configuring XFdrake with my dell 1905fp moniter,or is there a problem with pclinuxos 2010. it started by about a month ago and it wouldnt boot. after reading on the net i ran fsck and everything ran ok.
i have the same problem again. i ran fsck again, but this time it didnt work.
i found out about XFdrake and ran it, again same command line screen.
i would like to know if it is a configuration error, or is there another problem. is there any way of setting a fail safe or what would be the recomended action to take.
if the pclinuxos 2010 has to be re-installed its not really a problem. thanks for any help
pclinuxos 2010:AMD 641800: MX400: 512ddr:
 
Old 06-29-2011, 03:08 PM   #2
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i am having trouble configuring XFdrake with my dell 1905fp moniter,
Exactly what problem are you having?

What driver have you got loaded for your video card? Have a look at /etc/X11/xorg.conf file. There will be a section for the monitor, and one for called Device. Here is what mine looks like :
Quote:
Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Unknown"
ModelName "Unknown"
HorizSync 28.0 - 33.0
VertRefresh 43.0 - 72.0
Option "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Device0"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "NVIDIA Corporation"
EndSection
You can see I'm running a driver called nvidia. This is the driver supplied by Nvidia for my card. Your could be different. You could be running the neveau driver, or have some other card.

What is your video card? From a konsole, enter the command 'lspci | grep VGA' ( command without the quotes ). This will list the hardware the video system is using.
 
  


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