SamSung 213T LCD DVI with X under Fedora ??
Ernest L. Williams Jr.
ernesto at ornl.gov
Wed Dec 8 04:01:32 UTC 2004
On Tue, 2004-12-07 at 22:51 -0500, Ernest L. Williams Jr. wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-12-07 at 19:36 -0800, Jim Hayward wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-12-07 at 20:41 -0500, Ernest L. Williams Jr. wrote:
> > > I just got a brand new SamSung 213T LCD monitor and a Matrox G450 MMS
> > > graphics card and it doesn't want to play on the DVI interface.
> > What kind of problem are you having? Errors or warning in
> > your /var/log/Xorg.0.log when you have it hooked up DVI?
> I have tried it so many times the history only shows success with the
> I will switch back to DVI and try again.
> When I had the DVI cable connected, the monitor kept switching between
> analog and digital.
> Do you have a matrox G450 as well?
> Maybe, I need to add the following sort of lines to the device section
> of my xorg.conf file:
> Option "DigitalScreen1" "on"
> Option "DigitalScreen2" "on"
Okay, I got it now had to add the following:
To add DVI support, add the following line to the device section:
Option "DigitalScreen" "yes"
> > > When I
> > > used the analog input all is well at 1600x1200. What a beautiful
> > > monitor.
> > Wait until you have had it a while and get used to it. :-) I've I had my
> > 213T(silver) since April connected to the DVI output on an ATI Radeon
> > 9800 Pro. The picture is fantastic.
> Does linux support for ATI Radeon is good?
> > >
> > > In order to get the DVI going is there a special configuration in the
> > > xorg.conf?
> > >
> > I the only thing I changed in my xorg.conf was to set the refresh rates.
> > Note, the DVI rates are different from the analog rates. These should be
> > auto detected by the video driver anyway.
> > Regards,
> > Jim H
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