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On Fri, 2005-07-08 at 08:04 +0200, Markus Moebs wrote:
> * Mr. Adam Allen. <adam@...> [2005-07-08]:
> > I am trying to configure my iBook so that I can connect up to an
> > external monitor. Under Mac OS/X this works fine, but not under Gentoo.
> I have only managed to configure X11 tu use an external monitor.
> Take a look at the xorg.xonf files on http://www.aronchi.org/LinuxOnIBookG4
> Another thing I noticed ed is that it even depends on the VGA cable
> (if you are using the mini-DVI-to-VGA-Adapter) whether this works
> or not: with Mac OS X any VGA-cable will do, under Gentoo some
> will not work (depends on what pins are missing).
It looks like Pins 5/9 are missing in the lead which aren't listed as
having a purpose. But I'm trying to use old monitors/leads.
Thanks for the pointers at least now I've veriifed my xorg config wasn't
too badly broken ;-)
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