Ubuntu DVI video port support
jeddahbill at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 22:28:38 UTC 2005
> Thanks for the tips!!!
> Well, on both my video cards the VGA & DVI ports are actually separate
> receptacles on the card bracket - no adaptor is used. (I realize that
> there could be confusion because I usually refer to the card as a
> "video adapter.")
> However, I hadn't thought about your other point: viz., having both
> VGA & DVI cables hooked up simultaneously. Actually, that's the way
> my Asus/MSI setup is; and the Shuttle box (the one that's working) has
> only the DVI cable connected! (Perhaps if both are connected, the
> card, or bios, prefers the VGA.) So, maybe that will make a
> difference. I'll try it!!
> I will also look more closely at the nVidia driver choices. I haven't
> yet been down into the actual X config files; the nVidia drivers
> basically just worked the first time (on VGA) following the install
> procedure in the UbuntuStartupGuide.
> Thanks again,
> Bill Chapman
That was it! I removed the VGA cable, and the system came up on DVI from boot!!
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