Bill Maltby LFS Related
lfsbill at wlmcs.com
Tue Aug 13 04:20:34 PDT 2002
On Tue, 13 Aug 2002, Oliver Martin wrote:
> Jeroen Coumans schrieb:
> > On Monday 12 August 2002 19:54, Oliver Martin wrote:
> >>Section "Monitor"
> >> Identifier "Monitor0"
> >> VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
> >> ModelName "Monitor Model"
> > Specify the hsync and vsync values for your monitor under this section.
> > Something like:
> > VertRefresh 40-60
> > HorizSync 30-120
> > Look up the correct values because they can damage your monitor if it's
> > an old one.
> I can't, because I don't have any manual and didn't find infos on the
> web for my Siemens Xpert 710. But I don't think incorrect values would
> damage it, when I set the refresh rate too high in Windows, I only get
> an error message.
There is your solution for the valid rates! See what windows lets you
use and use that for Linux.
> > Alternatively, you can specify
> > Option "DPMS"
> > under this section:
> >>Section "Device"
> Did you really mean I should put that line into the device section? When
> I ran "XFree86 -configure" the first time, it auto-detected my monitor
> correctly, and inserted that line in the monitor section. It also
> detected the vendor name ("SIE") and the model name ("Xpert 710"). Those
> settings worked fine until I created the .xinitrc file, after that, X
> only came up un plain VGA mode. Even deleting X and all config files and
> compiling it from a freshly untarred source tree didn't help anything.
> xfree86 -config doesn't autodetect my monitor now, and doesn't insert
> the option dpms line. Inserting it manually didn't work too. What can
> that be?
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