[K12OSN] Terminal Viideo Display Problems versiens 3 &4 vs. version 5 / lts.conf ?
mo_luscre at mogadore.net
Mon Mar 12 16:23:22 UTC 2007
I have tried the:
XSERVER = vesa (as some of my new client terminals required it) but it
did not work with the Intel Video Chip machines
I have not tried
XSERVER = i810
but I will give it a try next time I am in that building.
> One of the things that changes with each rev is the version of Xorg
> that is used on the client. I've had the same experience, where
> clients that worked perfectly with version 3.x wouldn't work (at
> first) with version 4.x, and likewise with version 5. To fix it
> usually involves setting a specific X server for that client in
> lts.conf. Often, it's the vesa X server that works. So, in lts.conf,
> try changing
> XSERVER = auto
> XSERVER = vesa
> or since you have Intel video chips, you might try
> XSERVER = i810
> LTSP defaults to 1024x768, but you can specify the resolution if you
> want, and this may be necessary to get the res you want.
> Anthony Luscre wrote:
>> I have been running two LTSP servers (one each at separate
>> buildings). One server is running LTSP 3 & one is running LTSP 4.
>> Both use the same "thin clients" ( a Pentium-3 pc without hard drive
>> ) and monitors ( Dell LCD E15FP). The clients have onboard video
>> output based on Intel 815 chip. Both systems have been happily
>> running screen resolution of 1024 x 768 on client monitors.
>> This summer I replaced the version 3 server with a version 5 server.
>> The monitor on the clients now display only at 640 x 480. I have
>> checked the lts.conf file and both servers have the same configuration:
>> #Video drivers for terminals
>> XSERVE R = auto
>> All the other lines in that section are commented out with the #.
>> Also all of the "Sample Mode" lines below are all commented out with #.
>> I have experimented with uncommenting (one at a time), each of the
>> listed sample modes. I get one of two responses for all that I have
>> tried: either terminal screen displays something along the lines of
>> "Display not supported" or I get "non synched video" with rolling and
>> no discernible display.
>> Has anyone else experienced this?
>> What is the fix?
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