HP nc8320 notebook - Xorg.conf Horiz & Vert settings

José Matos jaomatos at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 23:09:20 UTC 2005

On 08/12/05, David Niemi <drn_temp2 at rogers.com> wrote:
> I am trying to install FC4 on this notebook and I don't think the
> monitor is being sensed properly: just get a black screen after some of
> the kernel outputs are displayed when trying to install.
> Windows uses resolution=1680x1050 @ 60Hz
> With knoppix it chose 1024x768 with
>   Horizontal  28.0 x 96.0
>   Vertical    50.0 x 75.0
> As this is a wide screen display (15.1 in) 1024 is a little stretched
> out.
> Before I try installing again with resolution=1680x1050 does anyone have
> the proper horizontal and vertical settings to go in xorg.conf for this
> notebook.  I couldn't find much via Google or HP's site & documentation.

  Use system-config-display to configure it. There you can choose that option.
I am using a nx8220 that supports the same resolution and it works a charm. :-)

        ModelName    "LCD Panel 1680x1050"
        HorizSync    31.5 - 90.0
        VertRefresh  60.0 - 60.0

> Thanks
>   Dave

José Matos

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