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Old 09-17-2007, 11:50 AM   #1
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1 white screen out of 2 screens

I am using a quad graphics card. I am only using one output from it with the normal splitter, so 2 monitors. One of my screens has turned white (with a fine yellow pinstripe!). Are there any guesses? I have changed the graphics card and elimated the monitors/cables as the cause. I can log into linux and start software on the good monitor.
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Please give some more details, such as make and model of the card, what driver you're using, and the relevant parts of your xorg.conf file such as serverlayout, serverflags, screen(s), device(s), display(s) & monitor(s).
Also, how many plugs on this card? 2 or 4 (I know you said QUAD but what does that mean), i.e, why does it use a (normal?) splitter?

Have both displays *ever* worked, or is this a fresh install or has never worked yet. I get the impression that it 'suddenly' went white, but it worked before just fine. In that case, I'm not optimistic it's software related; sounds like hardware.

EDIT: And please, what operating system is it?


Last edited by GrapefruiTgirl; 09-17-2007 at 12:57 PM. Reason: what operating system?


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