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Old 02-10-2002, 03:33 PM   #1
gilkyboy
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Question Serve it up! X


After installing Rock Linux, I'm now trying to cxonfigure my X server to work Properly. I have checked documentation for X, and have the settings for my monitor, however, I can't seem to get it to work right. When I start the X server I get a background type image composed of grey and white dots and then in the middle theres a black and white box. I had this problem before when I was running red hat, but that was fixed by messing around with the configurator. I have version 4.2.0 of XFree and an HP Pavilion S50 monitor. I have a Daytone VGA PCI video card. My configuration has HorizSync lines edited so that it is correct to my monitor (I've tried with a specific set of numbers such as 37.5 or with a range i.e. 31.4-58 (or whatever it is)) and did likewise with VertRefresh line, however the only results that causes is the border around the image to increase or decrease. I have my Modes line (under display Depth 16) set to "800x600" "1024x768" "600x480" "720x400"
My DefaultDepth is set to 16. If you can help I'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks in advance, gilkyboy

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Old 02-12-2002, 08:14 AM   #2
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youre not using xf86setup are you by any chance? i used that and got the same results...
 
Old 02-12-2002, 04:35 PM   #3
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yes, xf86setup definitly was used to configure it. I'm not really sure about what to do though, I setup my conputer with my monitor and video card before when I used red hat (7.1) and had the same problem as I said, but I somehow fixed it, now I can't remember what it is and I don't want to install red hat again, it didn't like me very much at all. If you can help me please do,

thanks again,
gilkyboy

 
Old 02-12-2002, 04:40 PM   #4
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try using xf86config, it is much better in my opinion when configuring X on slack.
 
Old 02-12-2002, 10:18 PM   #5
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is Rock Linux a slack variant? i had no idea... in that case there is no Sax or Xconfigurator...
 
  


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