Problems with X system

Alex Pankin pankin at
Sun Nov 30 22:16:44 UTC 2003

Joel Uckelman wrote:

>Thus spake Alex Pankin:
>>I am wondering if someone can suggest how to fix my problem. I installed 
>>Fedora Core yesterday. There were no problems during the installation 
>>and first start. When I restarted the system, I can not login in video 
>>mode. After the error message that the synchronization rate is out of 
>>range, my monitor is turned off. I have ViewSonic VG800 LCD monitor with 
>>ATI All-In-Wonder video card. The only error message that I found in 
>>XFree86 log file is that DFP is not detected. Other odd thing is that 
>>r128 driver instead of ati is used.
>There's something wrong with one or more of the Monitor, Device, and Screen
>secions in your /etc/X11/XF86Config. Check whether your monitor and video
>card are listed in those sections. (If may turn out that hardware other than
>what you're using shows up there.) If that's the case, you might try running
>redhat-config-xfree86 to correct the problem.
I checked XF86Config. Everything looks ok (see attached). I have also tried

redhat-config-xfree86 --noui --reconfig

but my screen is still black. I think that there is some king of bug.



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