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Old 03-25-2006, 08:43 AM   #1
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No X


My new install of Debian won't go into X, so I'm assuming that my old Dell 1025 monitor's scanning frequencies are incorrectly set. Where do I change them? The correct ones are Horizontal 30-85kHz and vertical 50-120Hz
Thanks

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Old 03-25-2006, 09:01 AM   #2
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Check log file and find where problem is. Then modify config file.
 
Old 03-25-2006, 09:05 AM   #3
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to OP: read Eric Raymonds `Smart Questions' (GIYF), especially the part about your own guesses.

I'm not saying you're wrong, I'm just saying that you probably could have asked a better question.

Oh, and the config file is /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
 
Old 03-25-2006, 11:11 AM   #4
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"My new install of Debian won't go into X,"

What new install? Sarge, Etch, Sid?
Did you install x-window-system-core? A window manager?

"so I'm assuming that my old Dell 1025 monitor's scanning frequencies are incorrectly set. Where do I change them? The correct ones are Horizontal 30-85kHz and vertical 50-120Hz"

Maybe.
# dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86 (Sarge)
# dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg (Etch, Sid)

Use the 'search' function in this site for installation, read the sticky about configuration.
 
Old 03-25-2006, 08:11 PM   #5
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XFree86 Version 4.3.0.1 [Debian 4.3.0.dsfg.1-14sarge1
Build O S Linux 2.6.8-16.0508-2 i686 [ELF]
I reset the sync rates but still no go.
 
Old 03-26-2006, 12:10 AM   #6
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Could you paste the errors you're recieving ?

[Eh .. and about ESR .. actually .. no comments ]
 
Old 03-26-2006, 02:02 AM   #7
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oh, then I'm wrong. The config file for xfree is not /etc/X11/xorg.conf
 
Old 03-26-2006, 08:14 AM   #8
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Which errors, or rather, where are the errors reported? Syslog? Also, how do I keep my former commands in memory. I've not used Linux in 7 months and have forgotten the commands and scripts I knew. Age and memory infirmaty [ is that a word?].

Found it @ /usr/sbin/syslog !
localhost gdm[1446]:gdm_slave_xioerror_handler: Fatal X error- Restarting :0
ditto gdm[1452]
ditto gdm[1455]
localhost gdm[1434]: deal_with_x_crashes: Running the XKeepscrashing script
localhost gdm[1434]: Failed to start X server several times in a short time period; disabling display :0

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Old 04-01-2006, 12:37 AM   #9
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OK I switched monitors and now have a sweet 19 inch SXGA Sceptre X9 LCD panel. I used the tdfx driver because I have a Voodoo 3DFX card, but I think I should have used the VESA driver cause I've only got 800x600 res and the VESA in the Sceptre's manual offers 1280x1024 @ 75hz refresh rate.How do I change this?
 
Old 04-01-2006, 01:09 AM   #10
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Fixed it!!
 
Old 06-08-2006, 06:37 PM   #11
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Fixed it!!
Did you actually manage to make your initial monitor work ? Do you mind explaining how, could help others! =)
 
Old 06-08-2006, 11:54 PM   #12
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Did you actually manage to make your initial monitor work ? Do you mind explaining how, could help others! =)
That's a pretty old post to chastize someone on. Are you having the same problems?
 
Old 06-10-2006, 04:22 AM   #13
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That's a pretty old post to chastize someone on. Are you having the same problems?
I know i realized that after posting =P But I thought I was having the same problems. installed Etch and now they're gone..
 
  


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