Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?


  Search this Thread
Old 04-27-2008, 11:32 AM   #1
Registered: Feb 2007
Posts: 386

Rep: Reputation: 30
blank screen when set to correct LCD monitor in CentOs5

I installed CentOs 5 on my computer. Once installed, I set the monitor to IBM LCD monitor (#9094). After that confirm setting, the monitor become blank. Does it mean that CentOs5 does not have a driver support for this monitor? Do I have to recompile the kernel or module to get it support.
Old 04-28-2008, 04:48 AM   #2
Registered: Oct 2004
Location: Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Distribution: RHEL 5&6 CentOS 5, 6 & 7
Posts: 572

Rep: Reputation: 56
I suggest you rename (or delete) /etc/X11/xorg.conf and start X again. I've found using Generic LCD monitor works better than specifying IBM models.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HOWTO: Correct "Out of Range" error for LCD monitor on SuSE 10.1 boot doobie_doobie_doo SUSE / openSUSE 3 02-06-2008 03:06 AM
LCD screen is blank after lilo on VGN-S580P dasoberdick Slackware 10 06-16-2007 12:03 PM
Acer 1711 LCD monitor goes blank on SUSE installation wilsong705 Linux - Newbie 4 09-26-2006 10:21 PM
SOLVED: picture slighly off-screen on LCD Monitor Ed-MtnBiker Fedora 1 03-27-2004 03:12 PM
Just re-installed RH8 now I can't set correct Monitor funkenbooty Linux - Newbie 1 07-24-2003 05:37 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:45 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration