How do you set up Xfree86 for Fixed Frequency Monitors

How do you set up Xfree86 for Fixed Frequency Monitors

Post by Alberto Chave » Thu, 24 Sep 1998 04:00:00



I have a Sony GDM-1952 and I am trying to get X-windows working and

had no success. Any help is appreciated!

Alberto

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How do you set up Xfree86 for Fixed Frequency Monitors

Post by Chris Eat » Fri, 25 Sep 1998 04:00:00


Does your monitor work in DOS? Do you have a special video card for your
monitor to do the fixed frequency? In my /etc/X11/XF86Config file I set
the Vertical and Horizontal refresh rate to one frequency instead of a
range of them, I set it to a frequency that my monitor and video card are
both comfortable with and it works great, it's just slow :(
486DX woes.


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How do you set up Xfree86 for Fixed Frequency Monitors

Post by Henrik Carlqvis » Fri, 25 Sep 1998 04:00:00



> I have a Sony GDM-1952 and I am trying to get X-windows working and
> had no success. Any help is appreciated!

From the manpage of XF86Config:

-8<---------------------------------------------------------------
       HorizSync horizsync-range
               gives the range(s) of horizontal sync  frequencies
               supported  by the monitor.  horizsync-range may be
               a comma separated list of either  discrete  values
               or  ranges  of  values.   A range of values is two
               values separated by a dash.  By default the values
               are in units of kHz.  They may be specified in MHz
               or Hz if MHz or Hz is added  to  the  end  of  the
               line.  The data given here is used by the X server
               to determine if video modes are within the  speci-
               fications of the monitor.  This information should
               be available in the monitor's handbook.

       VertRefresh vertrefresh-range
               gives the range(s) of vertical refresh frequencies
               supported  by  the monitor.  vertrefresh-range may
               be a  comma  separated  list  of  either  discrete
               values  or ranges of values.  A range of values is
               two values separated by a dash.   By  default  the
               values  are in units of Hz.  They may be specified
               in MHz or kHz if MHz or kHz is added to the end of
               the  line.   The  data given here is used by the X
               server to determine if video modes are within  the
               specifications  of  the monitor.  This information
               should be available in the monitor's handbook.
-8<---------------------------------------------------------------

I don't remember if it is possible to enter discrete values in
XF86Setup, but you should be able to do this with xf86config.

regards Henrik
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How do you set up Xfree86 for Fixed Frequency Monitors

Post by Doug McClendo » Wed, 30 Sep 1998 04:00:00




> > I have a Sony GDM-1952 and I am trying to get X-windows working and
> > had no success. Any help is appreciated!

I have a Sony GDM-something or other at home.  It's a fixed freq
11?? something by 7?? something.  Anyway, some really wierd freq.
I ended up paying a monitor store to look up the specs for me, and
after fiddling with xvidtune alot I got it working.  

Actually it's coming back to me now.  I made my own modeline, taking
wild ass guesses on most of the values there.  I ended up finding
something that worked, and then spent an hour or more tuning all the
numbers with xvidtune.

If the original poster (or anyone else for that matter) cares, I can
post the exact model number and XF86Config sometime from home.

Just reply to me via email requesting it.

Doug

 
 
 

1. How do you setup XFree86 for Fixed Frequency Monitors?

I have a Sony GDM-1952 monitor that I am trying to setup Xfree86 on ,
and I am having some
problems.  Any help in setting up the config file would be greatly
appreciated.

Alberto

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