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Old 02-03-2002, 02:52 AM   #1
prashant patel
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Right setting for Trident TGUI9440 disp card


what are the right setting for the following

"Trident TGUI9440 (generic) - display card
"Daewoo 431X" moniter
Dist = Redhat 7.1
The SuperProbe command gave values

Chipset: Trident GUI 9440AGi (PCI Probed)
Memory: 1024 Kbytes
RAMDAC: Trident Built-In 15/16/24-bit DAC
(with 6-bit wide lookup tables (or in 6-bit mode))

and my XF86Config file has setting as follows

Section "Monitor"

Identifier "431X"
VendorName "Daewoo"
ModelName "Unknown"

HorizSync 30 - 54 VertRefresh 50 - 120
Endsection
Section "Device"
Identifier "Trident TGUI9440 (generic)"
VendorName "Unknown"
BoardName "Unknown"
VideoRam 1024
# Insert Clocks lines here if appropriate
EndSection

# The Colour SVGA server

Section "Screen"
Driver "trident"
#Device "Generic VGA"
Device "Trident TGUI9440 (generic)"
Monitor "431X"
DefaultColorDepth 16
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1024x768" "1152x864" "1280x1024"
EndSubSection


I am not able to get 1024x786 screen reslo
- the default are
640x480
75x75dpi
Also when trying to set the reslo using Xconfigurator or setup does not show the menus for
screen reslo , display memory , and sync rates.
what could be my error.
 
Old 02-03-2002, 10:11 AM   #2
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For your default color depth, try 8 bits instead of 16.. I had a old trident card once using Redhat, can't remember sure the exact settings, but you should be able to at least get 800x600 out of this card...
 
Old 02-04-2002, 12:11 PM   #3
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clock timing

would you know what would be the correct clock timing for this trident card. Also why dont i get the card , sync rate and resol menu in xconfigurator.
thanks
 
Old 02-04-2002, 01:30 PM   #4
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You'll need to research this card. I would suggest the mfg.'s homepage for starters. You've got some good info to start with. Find the correct horiz. and vert. refresh rates. As mentioned above you'll probably only be able to do 800X600 at 8 or16 bits max. Let setup determine clock rates, as long as you plug-in everything else correctly. The problem could be as simple as adjusting your resolution and bit rate. Hope this helps somewhat.
 
Old 02-04-2002, 04:30 PM   #5
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I've got a few laptops with the Trident TGUI9660. I've fiddled with their XF86Configs a couple hundred times, but I've only every gotten them to display at 1024x768 under 8-bit color... which looks horrible. You might be asking a bit much from a 1Mb Video card. Also, definately check out the Hsync and Vert rates for the screen from the manufacturer site. If you know how, just hand edit the XF86Config file from there and don't bother with Xconfigurator and the like.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 02-05-2002, 08:13 AM   #6
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I have tried most of the setting through the config file, but any change i make does not make any effect. how do i know which file and if the file is getting used ie XF86Config, since it is contained in both /etc /usr/X11R6, coz i cannot out cout or cerr streams. who much mem vram does you card have if you can get
1024x786 then i should also get then. do you know the url of the card manufacturer. i will also search for it.
thanks
 
Old 02-05-2002, 09:00 AM   #7
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I turned this up in about 2minutes with Google........http://www.metrolink.com/products/Me...oxdesktop.html

A shareware alternative to the Xfree server. Money-back guarantee. Your card is on their list.

Last edited by kendo; 02-05-2002 at 09:10 AM.
 
Old 02-05-2002, 07:51 PM   #8
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The monitor's specs seem to match what you have.

The card may simply not be able to do 1024x768. Between the 13inch monitor and the 1Meg of vram... that resolution may be asking a bit much at anything grater than 4-bit color. Even if you can get it to display at 8... that's going to look horrible.

-Cheers

Finegan
 
Old 02-06-2002, 08:24 AM   #9
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431x moniter

The moniter can do 1024x786 coz i works well with win2000 , i think i will have to do a little info hunting on card specs about mem. if i install through the graphical interface of the redhat installer though the lowres mode then i will be able to set the right vram and also test the disp. thought i had a prob with the mode last time i used , i intallating just hung , thanks for all the help. I will post will i get the required result or need any help thanks a lot.
 
  


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