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Re: [SOLVED] Fedora and SGI 1600SW Monitor



I edited the x config file 
I set the hsync to 63.84 (found in the SGI doc) and now it works
PS: My video card is a number nice.



Marc

Quoting Chadley Wilson <chadley pinteq co za>:

> On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 13:57, Alexander Apprich wrote:
> > Marc Mouries wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > During the setup of FC1, i was asked to select the type of monitor i
> have
> > > and to enter the vsync and hsync of this monitor (which is a SGI 1600SW)
> > > but this was not asked with FC2 and when i reboot after the setup 
> > > my screen goes kind of white.
> > > 
> > > Anybody with a SGI 1600SW succeed to use Fedora ? Or do i have
> > >  to try another distribution ? RH9 ? Mandrake ?
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > What graphic card do you have? If it's not a Number Nine Revolution, you
> > must have a Multi Link Adapter (MLA). As root type
> > 
> >       /sbin/lspci
> > 
> > What is the output? I guess it's not a problem of the Flatpanel, I guess
> > it the server for the Graphic Card...
> > 
> > Alex
> Howzit Marc , Alex
> 
> I have mentioned it before and it could possibly apply here. I
> discovered that with my LCD displays we were getting "input not
> supported errors" the reason for this was the refresh rates were to high
> for these screens. I just experienced the same trouble on the 15"
> Proline Monitors and discovered it was the same.
> On the LCD the refresh detected (or didn't detect and set it default)
> the LCD @ 85Hz fortunately on the LCD you can still see, but the CRT yo
> can't, I simply set it down to 75Hz and it worked. 
> I have had several problematic monitors with linux and this almost
> always fixes it.
> 
> > 
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