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From: "Hemmann, Volker Armin" <volker.armin.hemmann@...>
Subject: Re: unknown monitor
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2005 20:57:33 +0100
On Saturday 19 November 2005 12:42, DR GM SEDDON wrote:
> Hi I'm trying to configure my display.  I have successfully created a
> xorg.conf file that works.  However, I have tried to optimise my display
> as recommended in the manual.  From 'lspci' my graphics card is
> unknown.  It is an ATI radeon but I entered unknown.  I have tried
> 'Screen0' and 'default screen'.  When I startx I get  'unknown monitor
> type' in the log.  Can anyone advise?
> Gavin

post your xorg.conf?
replace 'unknown' with radeon?
load ddc?

Oh, and don't use modelines, if you don't have to. Modern Monitors should work 
fine without them, and you can easily damage them with faulty modelines.
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