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Old 09-27-2005, 01:48 PM   #1
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Tft


I've just gotten myself a new 19" TFT moniter but in linux the display is really poor. The text is fuzzy and on the whole its all a bit on the blurry side. XP displays fine in 1280*1024 mode but KDE doesn't. Both of them do the same thing in lower resolutions though.

Can anyone help me?

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Old 09-28-2005, 06:54 AM   #2
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Might this be better off posted in a different forum?
 
Old 09-28-2005, 08:56 AM   #3
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Please post details about the exact make/model it is, the video card you're using, and the contents of your xorg.conf or XF86Config file. -- J.W.
 
Old 09-28-2005, 12:58 PM   #4
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Cheers for the reply.

I'm using a GForce 440MX 64mb and a GNR 19" TFT moniter TS900H

xorg.conf:
Code:
# File generated by XFdrake.

# **********************************************************************
# Refer to the XF86Config man page for details about the format of
# this file.
# **********************************************************************

Section "Files"
    # Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
    # By default, Mandrake 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
    # the X server to render fonts.
    FontPath "unix/:-1"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
    #DontZap # disable <Crtl><Alt><BS> (server abort)
    AllowMouseOpenFail # allows the server to start up even if the mouse does not work
    #DontZoom # disable <Crtl><Alt><KP_+>/<KP_-> (resolution switching)
EndSection

Section "Module"
    Load "dbe" # Double-Buffering Extension
    Load "v4l" # Video for Linux
    Load "extmod"
    Load "type1"
    Load "freetype"
    Load "glx" # 3D layer
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Keyboard1"
    Driver "keyboard"
    Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
    Option "XkbLayout" "gb"
    Option "XkbOptions" "compose:rwin"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Mouse1"
    Driver "mouse"
    Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
    Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "6 7"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier "monitor1"
    VendorName "Generic"
    ModelName "1280x1024 @ 60 Hz"
    HorizSync 31.5-64.3
    VertRefresh 50-70
    
    # Monitor preferred modeline (60.0 Hz vsync, 64.0 kHz hsync, ratio 5/4)
    ModeLine "1280x1024" 108 1280 1328 1440 1688 1024 1025 1028 1066 +hsync +vsync
    
    # TV fullscreen mode or DVD fullscreen output.
    # 768x576 @ 79 Hz, 50 kHz hsync
    ModeLine "768x576"     50.00  768  832  846 1000   576  590  595  630
    
    # 768x576 @ 100 Hz, 61.6 kHz hsync
    ModeLine "768x576"     63.07  768  800  960 1024   576  578  590  616
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier "device1"
    VendorName "nVidia Corp."
    BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce4 (generic)"
    Driver "nvidia"
    Option "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier "screen1"
    Device "device1"
    Monitor "monitor1"
    DefaultColorDepth 24
    
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth 8
        Virtual 1280 960
    EndSubsection
    
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth 15
        Virtual 1280 960
    EndSubsection
    
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth 16
        Virtual 1280 960
    EndSubsection
    
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth 24
        Virtual 1280 960
    EndSubsection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "layout1"
    InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
    InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
    Screen "screen1"
EndSection
 
Old 09-28-2005, 02:56 PM   #5
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I assume you're using an analog cable (DVI should be crystal clear).

Try playing with the phase, clock, and sharpness settings. Worked for me.
 
Old 09-28-2005, 03:17 PM   #6
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How do i do that?
 
Old 09-28-2005, 03:24 PM   #7
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Never mind i figured that one out but I cant change the sharpness and the other two make no difference(well a positive one).

Is there any other fix?
 
Old 10-10-2005, 04:00 PM   #8
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Maybe you're figured this out already but I've just noticed that in the Screen section of your X config, your res is 1280x960. Shouldn't that be 1280x1024? The modeline in your monitor section is 1280x1024, as it should be. Not sure that would result in a fuzzy display though.


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