LCD Monitors and Fedora
William M. Quarles
quarlewm at jmu.edu
Sat Nov 27 16:17:05 UTC 2004
Just curious, are you using the official nVIDIA DRI-ish drivers, or just
the generic nv server?
Michael J. Pawlowsky wrote:
> My KDS LCD will simply display an out of range error with the ranges it
> wanted and what was being delivered to it.
> I then went into /etc/X11/xorg.conf and modified the config to match.
> I had no choice to manually do all this because the GUI display manager
> really did not do a good job for setting up my TwinView (2 monitor
> setup) NVIDIA card. I simply would not start up X. ALso looking in
> /var/log/Xorg.0.log is a great place to see what's happening if you do
> have any problems.
> William M. Quarles wrote:
>> Caveat: While the installation program correctly detected my
>> frequency range, it picked the highest vertical frequency that it
>> supported, which was not actually the optimum vertical frequency for
>> my monitor's display. I had to manually alter the frequency setting.
>> Some monitors actually only support one vertical frequency. LCD
>> monitors are like little computers of their own, and my experience has
>> been that they don't burn out like a CRT will if driven at the wrong
>> frequency; they just won't display.
>> Hope that helps,
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