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Old 04-21-2006, 07:08 PM   #1
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Monitor Refresh Rate


Just upgraded to the Beta considering Dapper 6.06 and the monitor refreash rate is set at 85 and needs to be 70 but unable to change this from the GUI. Where would I hack my condfig and set the refresh rate to 70? Looked in the xorg.conf and was unable to locate anything regarding the refresh rate.
 
Old 04-21-2006, 10:42 PM   #2
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In the Monitor section of xorg.conf, you can set the horizontal and vertical refresh rates for the X server. My Monitor section looks like this:
Code:
Section "Monitor"
        Identifier      "Samsung SyncMaster 955DF"
        Option          "DPMS"
        HorizSync       30-85
        VertRefresh     50-160
EndSection
 
Old 04-22-2006, 11:43 AM   #3
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I added those lines and have tried a couple of different things. X starts but still unable to change the refresh rate.

The wonderful world of beta!
 
Old 04-22-2006, 11:52 AM   #4
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Post the whole xorg.conf file.
 
Old 04-22-2006, 12:33 PM   #5
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Been a while since having to dig around in the xorg.config. These use to be the problems of the past but then again this is the wonder world of beta!
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# /etc/X11/xorg.conf (xorg X Window System server configuration file)
#
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
#
# Edit this file with caution, and see the /etc/X11/xorg.conf manual page.
# (Type "man /etc/X11/xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
#
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
# package.
#
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following command:
# sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

Section "Files"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/misc"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/cyrillic"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/CID"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/100dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/75dpi"
# paths to defoma fonts
FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType"
FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/CID"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "GLcore"
Load "i2c"
Load "bitmap"
Load "ddc"
Load "dri"
Load "extmod"
Load "freetype"
Load "glx"
Load "int10"
Load "type1"
Load "vbe"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
Driver "kbd"
Option "CoreKeyboard"
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Configured Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "CorePointer"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "NVIDIA Corporation"
Driver "nvidia"
BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "771FS-s"
Option "DPMS"
HorizSync 30-85
VertRefresh 50-160
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "NVIDIA Corporation NV18 [GeForce4 MX 440 AGP 8x]"
Monitor "771FS-s"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 1
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "720x400" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 4
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "720x400" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "720x400" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 15
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "720x400" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "720x400" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "720x400" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen "Default Screen"
InputDevice "Generic Keyboard"
InputDevice "Configured Mouse"
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Mode 0666
EndSection
 
Old 04-22-2006, 12:41 PM   #6
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I just upgraded from 5.10 to the new beta of Dapper. It really does not matter to me since I'll probably just download and install the Beta from scratch.
 
Old 04-22-2006, 01:21 PM   #7
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It looks like you just copied the refresh values from my example. You need to use the ones that actually apply to your monitor. Worst comes to worst, you can try changing the 85 to 70, and see if it's good enough, since that's what you said you needed.
 
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I have a Samsung 796MB, it is necesary to install extra drivers to increase refresh rate? because I'm only able to pick 60 Hz, and my eyes are twisted.
 
  


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