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Re: More on Nouveau and Dell 24 inch monitor

On Wed, 2009-08-12 at 16:50 -0700, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
> The Nvidia 9600gt on my system has two DVI connectors.
> I don't know which is the prime and which is secondary.
> Until Nouveau and modeset it didn't matter.
> With the Dell 24 inch monitor connected to the top
> (furthest from the motherboard) connector, the
> Nouveau modeset would come up with a scan rate the
> Dell monitor would not display.
> Today I discovered that connecting the Dell's DVI cable to
> the lower connector and the Dell's VGA to the top connector
> (with an adapter) causes Nouveau to display on the screen.
> Unfortunately for dramatic purposes today's Nouveau
> goes black and/or halts when the X server starts.

What happens if you disable modesetting?

What happens if you only connect one monitor?

Adam Williamson
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