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Old 11-22-2003, 08:04 AM   #1
ilovebytes
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can`t get my TFT to work with redhat9


hi i bought a new tft viewsonic VP181b but everytime i try to start up the machine using the tft at the dvi port of my geforce 4 ti 4200 and the gui starts the monitor changes in suspend mode and turns off - seems there is no signal anymore from dvi

is it somehow possible to get redhat to recognize my tft on the dvi or must i stay with analog out ?

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Old 11-22-2003, 08:41 AM   #2
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Did you enter the correct horizontal sync and vertical refresh rate values into the XFree86 configuration file? If either value is wrong, the flatpanel will not work correctly. If the correct values are present, then what driver are you using for the GeForce4? If it's the OSS drivers, consult the manpages for the options needed to enable the DVI output when switching into X mode. If it's the NVIDIA drivers then you'll need to check the README that the drivers come with for the correct configuration options.
 
  


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