Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: "Hemmann
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] unknown monitor
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2005 19:59:05
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] unknown monitor by DR GM SEDDON
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. -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list