LCD Monitor recommendations
lokeey at gmail.com
Sun Feb 11 03:17:27 UTC 2007
here are a few that i tracked down...see if these help out.
On 2/10/07, Lokeey <lokeey at gmail.com> wrote:
> yeah...mine was doing the same...it's going south or black because he
> can't decide which of the 12 xorg.conf files to use. i figured this out
> only after going into recovery mode and checking out my xorg.conffile...then i saw the 8 or 9 that were sitting in there. i already knew
> which was the original because i had created a backup before i even began to
> mess with drivers 'n such. i guess you can say i was preparing myself for
> the worse.
> so go into recovery and it should boot up since it won't startx. once you
> are logged in, check /etc/X11 and see if you can nail down the culprit.
> again this is how did it, but only because i had created a backup.
> i'll see if i can find something on that i810 for you and help you nail
> this beast!
> On 2/10/07, Stew Schneider < stew.schneider at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Lokeey wrote:
> > > hey stewart, i had a similar issue, not as bad, though...mine was
> > > acting a lil on the goofy side as well. i had about 8 or 9 different
> > > xorg.conf files.
> > Hehehe...I got 12!
> > > so with that said, what have you done to this point? what kind of
> > > video card are you using and have you updated your drivers and messed
> > > with the kernel at all prior to all this?
> > I leave the kernel alone. That's too scarey! The machine is an older
> > Gateway with onboard graphics. Kubuntu detects the card as i810, and the
> > driver as i810. The monitor is a nice 17" labeled SYS, and Knoppix
> > detects it as that. Kubuntu just says "Plug 'n Play".
> > In terms of fixing things, the last few times it has fouled up, it has
> > "fixed itself" as I reported. Eventually, things work out. That's goofy
> > and bothers me a good deal. It just makes no sense that the boot
> > sequence should display properly, but when X starts, or at least, when I
> > log in, things go south and the screen goes black. Eventually, as I
> > indicated, even that resolves, and I'm back up and going.
> > Any hints?
> > stew
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