S-ATA, display refresh rate problems and some feedback

Daniel Stone daniel.stone at canonical.com
Fri Sep 17 07:10:31 UTC 2004

On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 08:37:15AM +0200, Daniel Borgmann wrote:
> Next problem: During installation of the Xserver, debconf asked me to
> select a set of resolutions to make the highest one of them the default.
> Daniel Stone told me that this would be a bug. Also my frequency ranges
> in the XF86Config-4 were set much too low, so I had to edit it manually
> to avoid horrid flickering. Both seems to suggest that my monitor wasn't
> properly detected, which makes sense, because it's also not detected by
> Fedora. In Fedora, it offers me a list of monitors to chose from and
> weirdly, it contains a lot of very similar monitor types, but never my
> exact model. The Fedora list has been the same since Red Hat 8.
> My monitor is a "SAMSUNG SyncMaster 950p+" (it's not a very old or no-
> name monitor) and the suggested frequency ranges for it are:
> H: 30 - 110kHz
> V: 50 - 160Hz
> Hopefully some day it will be configured automatically. :)
> (My graphics card is a Geforce 4 Ti4600, but this one was found and
> configured correctly)

Could you please send me the output of ddcprobe (run as root)?

Also, could you please run XRESPROBE_DEBUG=yes sudo xresprobe nv?

:) d

Daniel Stone                                        <daniel.stone at canonical.com>
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