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Old 03-18-2011, 06:59 PM   #1
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Debian 6 Squeeze does not completely fill the monitor screen on left


Have any of you used Debian 6 Squeeze yet? Have you encountered a problem of the OS not entirely filling in the left side of the video monitor leaving approximately (19 inch monitor) a half inch vertically black non-filled part?

This happens in several Debian 6 Squeeze itterations: Net-intall, commercial intalls, etc.

It could be a hardware problem but it happens on other machines as well, so I do not lean that way. There are other machinations of video pasting during bootup such as the left hand of the screen being on the right and vice-versa, scrunched up lines of garbage taking hold of certain sections of the screen.

But, it works fine otherwise after it boots.
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Usually it is refresh rate in default or how the adapter and monitor work to try to auto adjust. Test by unplugging monitor when you see this. Does the monitor correct?
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I had this problem with Puppy Linux 5. There should be a button on your monitor that will "autoset" the screen.
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Originally Posted by eveningsky339 View Post
I had this problem with Puppy Linux 5. There should be a button on your monitor that will "autoset" the screen.
+1, unless it's a laptop that's the way to fix it.


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