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Re: X help on Inspiron 8200 laptop RESOLVED



The GeForce4 chips, including the GeForce4 Go aren't supported until
XFree86 4.3 it seems... just updating the thread for the archives.  
Installing
a snapshot right now.  Thanks to everyone who helped via private email.

> Looks like the refresh is locked @ 60Hz with this display, and sync from 
> what 
> I have found is 65-85... still no luck.  Has anyone had to make any custom 
> changes to the built-in xfree nvidia driver, or had any luck with the 
> freebsd 
> nvidia driver?
> Thanks
> 
> 
> In a message dated 5/25/2003 11:41:24 AM Central Daylight Time, 
> HKSPKS_(_at_)_aol_(_dot_)_com writes:
> 
> >Hello,
> >
> >I'm getting color-static when trying to start X with any window 
> >manager, and I'm pretty sure it's got something to do with the 
> >horizontal sync and vertical refresh rates being wrong.  I've 
> >tried the settings from some linux XF86Config files found via 
> >google, used by people claiming they're working on the same 
> >laptop model with the same vid card and LCD display... Nothing 
> >seems to be helping.  Is anyone on the list with OpenBSD and X 
> >with *any* window manager working on this laptop give me their 
> >sync &refresh rates to try?  I've tried several combinations 
> >of HS: 31.5-48.5, 31.5-90, 31.5-110, VR: 28-90, 60-75, 60, and 
> >many more, and can't get any it's still all color-fizzy like 
> >the sync/refresh is way off.  FWIW, it came with XP and the 
> >display was fine with that @ max res and 32-bit.  Hopefully
> >I'm not overlooking something too utterly stupid.  Here is the 
> >display hardware specs--unfortunately the sync/refresh rates 
> >are not in the user's manual or I would be using them.
> >
> >15" Enhanced-UXGA Screen (1600x1200)
> >32MB nVidia GeForce4Go 440
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Adam Wenzel



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