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Old 10-22-2003, 02:46 PM   #1
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Unhappy Xfree86 geometry on Compaq Armada M700 running SUSE 8.2

SUSE 8.2 when running X the desktop is offset about 1.5 inches up the screen.
I have read the The Hitchhiker's Guide to X386/XFree86 Video Timing and tried to make adjustments using sax2. I have also done a good amount of searching on Compaq Laptop setup and tried most of what I have come across, in terms of display, graphics card.
I have made adjustments directly in XFConfig based on M700 setting found at linux-on-laptops, no difference.
I was anticipating the XFine2 tool would be able to assist with this problem. However abseloutly nothing happens when I try to change the position with Xfine2.
The mouse geometry is correct which makes using the desktop pretty weird. I have tried different window mgrs with same results.
Any help would be much appreciated.
Thanks and regards
Old 07-19-2004, 10:19 PM   #2
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Hey, i had this same issue.
There is a "lcdsync" card option listed under the expert tab of the graphics card properties in sax2.
Just highlight the option and everthing should work out great.

Hope this help
Old 10-14-2004, 09:43 PM   #3
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thank-you so very much!!!!

my problem too and this solved it perfectly!

Old 11-18-2004, 06:41 PM   #4
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Thank you very much..

I had big troubles with Suse and now its working

Old 09-17-2005, 11:38 AM   #5
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I know this is a really old thread

but Sir, you're a genius.

running suse 9.3 on my M700 now



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