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Re: Xorg -configure problems

On Wed, 2004-06-30 at 11:36, Art Werschulz wrote:
> Hi.
> We are in the process of moving from RedHat 9 to Fedora Core 2.  
> When doing "Xorg -confirm", we get the following stanza:
> Section "Monitor"
>         #DisplaySize      320   240     # mm
>         Identifier   "Monitor0"
>         VendorName   "DEL"
>         ModelName    "DELL P793"
>         HorizSync    1129329536.0 - 0.0
>         HorizSync    30.0 - 96.0
>         VertRefresh  842024000.0 - 0.0
>         Option      "DPMS"
> EndSection
> (Yes, we are using a DELL P793 monitor.)
> Not too surprisingly, X windows complained about the HorizSync and
> VertRefresh lines.  I removed the first HorizSync line, and replaced
> the VertRefresh line with 
>         VertRefresh 50 - 160
> (These values were from the old XF86Config-4 file.)
> X windows now starts up fine, and works fine.  However, when one logs
> out from the X windows session, a box starts wandering around the
> screen, said box containing a msg complaining that the refresh rate
> was wrong.  CTRL-ALT-F2 (etc.) did not switch me to a virtual console.
> CTRL-ALT-DEL did not reboot the machine.  The only "fix" was to do a
> hard reboot.
> So, does anybody have the proper values for the vertical refresh rate?
> Should this be reported as a bug, and (if so), to whom?

Your rates look correct.  Maybe it's a problem with the graphics card. 
I have a nvidia card that does something similar when my monitor is
connected to the Digital output, but the analog output works fine.

Try commenting out the HorizSync and VertRefresh lines and let X figure
it out.

Does your on-screen setup tell you what the actual rates are?  Some
monitors will let you see this when you enter configuration mode.


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