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Old 07-29-2005, 10:28 AM   #1
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Unhappy FC4 on Compaq Armada 110 give blank display when starting XWindows

Hi all,

I just recently installed FC4 on my Compaq Armada 110 laptop. The installer could not detect my monitor type and setting.

On running Xwindows using starx, it now gives me a blank screen .

Please see below for the relevant section for monitor and screen settings from my xorg.conf file.

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "Unknown monitor"
HorizSync 31.5 - 37.9
VertRefresh 50.0 - 70.0
Option "dpms"

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Sreen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 16
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 16
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

I was wondering if someone was able to successfully install FC4 on compaq armada 110. If yes would appreciate if you could share your xorg.conf file, or how you got around this issue.


Old 08-23-2005, 09:25 AM   #2
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Location: India
Distribution: Red Hat Linux, SUN Solaris
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It's happening even with my machine. FC could identify my video driver or monitor vendor everything. but still after all these X crashes. when searched for this problem in some forum/thread i found adding Option "IgnoreEDID" "true" . I did the same, but still doesn't work.

I think this is common issue with FC. Any advanced user could help solving this issue.



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