Re: LCD Screens supported by linux

From: Dances With Crows (
Date: 12/22/04

Date: 22 Dec 2004 14:46:41 GMT

On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 19:09:39 -0900, Floyd L. Davidson staggered into the
Black Sun and said:
> Dances With Crows <> wrote:
>>Not quite. It's true that LCDs are pretty much locked to 60Hz
>>Vrefresh, but there are some advantages to passing a larger Vrefresh
>>range to X in your X config file. X expects a range of values for
>>Hsync and Vsync, and giving it a single value for either of those
>>typically results in an X configuration that won't work properly.
> It should work just fine when given a single value, a comma
> delimited set of value, or a range of values.

That's what the documentation says. Reality is different IME, and in
other peoples' E as well--check Message-ID ce92df$qc7$
and the thread it's part of for at least one example. If you have a
setup that works properly with a single number or a set of
comma-delimited values for VRefresh (and it isn't using VESA), post
hardware details.

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