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6616Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: X mode problem with C800, ATI M4

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  • Jeff Holmes
    Oct 2, 2001
      I just updated to X 4.1.0 yesterday. I made the Option "UseBIOSDisplay"
      today and the external monitor is working great. Thanks for the tip.

      Jeff


      >From: Stephen Lau <slau@...>
      >Reply-To: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      >To: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: X mode problem with C800, ATI M4
      >Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2001 18:14:29 -0700
      >
      >Jeff, are you using X 4.1.0? It doesn't work on any version prior to X
      >4.1.0. There's a section in the FAQ addressing how to get the external
      >monitor on the APR to work properly.
      >
      >-steve
      >
      >On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 11:05:26PM -0000, ldsfenabler@... wrote:
      > > I have a Dell c800 and I have 1400x1050 working fine on it. I also
      > > have a port replicator but I haven't quite mastered the ability to use
      > > an external monitor automatically. Here's a portion of my config file
      > > that I think will help (unfortunately there's a lot of default
      > > comments I haven't removed, sorry about that):
      > >
      > > Jeff
      > >
      > > XF86Config:
      > >
      > > # **********************************************************************
      > > # Monitor section
      > > # **********************************************************************
      > >
      > > # Any number of monitor sections may be present
      > > Section "Monitor"
      > > Identifier "Generic Monitor"
      > > VendorName "Unknown"
      > > ModelName "Unknown"
      > > # HorizSync 31.5
      > > # VertRefresh 60
      > > HorizSync 35.15
      > > VertRefresh 55-65
      > >
      > > # ModeLine "640x480" 25.175 640 664 760 800
      > > # 480 491 493 525
      > >
      > > # 800x600 @ 56 Hz, 35.15 kHz hsync
      > > ModeLine "800x600" 36 800 824 896 1024
      > > 600 601 603 625
      > >
      > > EndSection
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Section "Monitor"
      > > Identifier "Laptop Screen"
      > > VendorName "Unknown"
      > > ModelName "Unknown"
      > >
      > > # HorizSync is in kHz unless units are specified.
      > > # HorizSync may be a comma separated list of discrete values, or a
      > > # comma separated list of ranges of values.
      > > # NOTE: THE VALUES HERE ARE EXAMPLES ONLY. REFER TO YOUR MONITOR'S
      > > # USER MANUAL FOR THE CORRECT NUMBERS.
      > >
      > > HorizSync 30-110
      > >
      > > # VertRefresh is in Hz unless units are specified.
      > > # VertRefresh may be a comma separated list of discrete values, or a
      > > # comma separated list of ranges of values.
      > > # NOTE: THE VALUES HERE ARE EXAMPLES ONLY. REFER TO YOUR MONITOR'S
      > > # USER MANUAL FOR THE CORRECT NUMBERS.
      > >
      > > VertRefresh 60-110
      > >
      > > # Modes can be specified in two formats. A compact one-line format, or
      > > # a multi-line format.
      > >
      > > # These two are equivalent
      > >
      > > # ModeLine "1024x768i" 45 1024 1048 1208 1264 768 776 784 817
      >Interlace
      > >
      > > # Mode "1024x768i"
      > > # DotClock 45
      > > # HTimings 1024 1048 1208 1264
      > > # VTimings 768 776 784 817
      > > # Flags "Interlace"
      > > # EndMode
      > >
      > > # This is a set of standard mode timings. Modes that are out of
      > > monitor spec
      > > # are automatically deleted by the server (provided the HorizSync and
      > > # VertRefresh lines are correct), so there's no immediate need to
      > > # delete mode timings (unless particular mode timings don't work on your
      > > # monitor). With these modes, the best standard mode that your monitor
      > > # and video card can support for a given resolution is automatically
      > > # used.
      > >
      > > # Low-res Doublescan modes
      > > # If your chipset does not support doublescan, you get a 'squashed'
      > > # resolution like 320x400.
      > >
      > > # --320x200--
      > > # 320x200 @ 70 Hz, 31.5 kHz hsync, 8:5 aspect ratio
      > > Modeline "320x200" 12.588 320 336 384 400
      > > 200 204 205 225 Doublescan
      > > # 320x240 @ 60 Hz, 31.5 kHz hsync, 4:3 aspect ratio
      > > Modeline "320x240" 12.588 320 336 384 400
      > > 240 245 246 262 Doublescan
      > > # 320x240 @ 72 Hz, 36.5 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "320x240" 15.750 320 336 384 400
      > > 240 244 246 262 Doublescan
      > > # --400x300--
      > > # 400x300 @ 56 Hz, 35.2 kHz hsync, 4:3 aspect ratio
      > > ModeLine "400x300" 18 400 416 448 512
      > > 300 301 302 312 Doublescan
      > > # 400x300 @ 60 Hz, 37.8 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "400x300" 20 400 416 480 528
      > > 300 301 303 314 Doublescan
      > > # 400x300 @ 72 Hz, 48.0 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "400x300" 25 400 424 488 520
      > > 300 319 322 333 Doublescan
      > > # 480x300 @ 56 Hz, 35.2 kHz hsync, 8:5 aspect ratio
      > > ModeLine "480x300" 21.656 480 496 536 616
      > > 300 301 302 312 Doublescan
      > > # 480x300 @ 60 Hz, 37.8 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "480x300" 23.890 480 496 576 632
      > > 300 301 303 314 Doublescan
      > > # 480x300 @ 63 Hz, 39.6 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "480x300" 25 480 496 576 632
      > > 300 301 303 314 Doublescan
      > > # 480x300 @ 72 Hz, 48.0 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "480x300" 29.952 480 504 584 624
      > > 300 319 322 333 Doublescan
      > >
      > > # Normal video modes
      > >
      > > # -- 512x384
      > > # 512x384 @ 78 Hz, 31.50 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "512x384" 20.160 512 528 592 640
      > > 384 385 388 404 -HSync -VSync
      > > # 512x384 @ 85 Hz, 34.38 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "512x384" 22 512 528 592 640
      > > 384 385 388 404 -HSync -VSync
      > >
      > > # -- 640x400 --
      > > # 640x400 @ 70 Hz, 31.5 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "640x400" 25.175 640 664 760 800
      > > 400 409 411 450
      > > # 640x400 @ 85 Hz, 37.86 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "640x400" 31.5 640 672 736 832
      > > 400 401 404 445 -HSync +VSync
      > >
      > > # --- 640x480 ---
      > > # 640x480 @ 60 Hz, 31.5 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "640x480" 25.175 640 664 760 800
      > > 480 491 493 525
      > > # 640x480 @ 72 Hz, 36.5 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "640x480" 31.5 640 680 720 864
      > > 480 488 491 521
      > > # 640x480 @ 75 Hz, 37.50 kHz hsync
      > > ModeLine "640x480" 31.5 640 656 720 840
      > > 480 481 484 500 -HSync -VSync
      > > # 640x480 @ 85 Hz, 43.27 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "640x480" 36 640 696 752 832
      > > 480 481 484 509 -HSync -VSync
      > > # 640x480 @ 100 Hz, 53.01 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "640x480" 45.8 640 672 768 864
      > > 480 488 494 530 -HSync -VSync
      > >
      > > # --- 800x600 ---
      > > # 800x600 @ 56 Hz, 35.15 kHz hsync
      > > ModeLine "800x600" 36 800 824 896 1024
      > > 600 601 603 625
      > > # 800x600 @ 60 Hz, 37.8 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "800x600" 40 800 840 968 1056
      > > 600 601 605 628 +hsync +vsync
      > > # 800x600 @ 72 Hz, 48.0 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "800x600" 50 800 856 976 1040
      > > 600 637 643 666 +hsync +vsync
      > > # 800x600 @ 85 Hz, 55.84 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "800x600" 60.75 800 864 928 1088
      > > 600 616 621 657 -HSync -VSync
      > > # 800x600 @ 100 Hz, 64.02 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "800x600" 69.65 800 864 928 1088
      > > 600 604 610 640 -HSync -VSync
      > >
      > > # --- 1024x768 ---
      > > # 1024x768 @ 60 Hz, 48.4 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1024x768" 65 1024 1032 1176 1344
      > > 768 771 777 806 -hsync -vsync
      > > # 1024x768 @ 70 Hz, 56.5 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1024x768" 75 1024 1048 1184 1328
      > > 768 771 777 806 -hsync -vsync
      > > # 1024x768 @ 76 Hz, 62.5 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1024x768" 85 1024 1032 1152 1360
      > > 768 784 787 823
      > > # 1024x768 @ 85 Hz, 70.24 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1024x768" 98.9 1024 1056 1216 1408
      > > 768 782 788 822 -HSync -VSync
      > > # 1024x768 @ 100Hz, 80.21 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1024x768" 115.5 1024 1056 1248 1440
      > > 768 771 781 802 -HSync -VSync
      > >
      > > # --- 1152x864 ---
      > > # 1152x864 @ 60 Hz, 53.5 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1152x864" 89.9 1152 1216 1472 1680
      > > 864 868 876 892 -HSync -VSync
      > > # 1152x864 @ 70 Hz, 62.4 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1152x864" 92 1152 1208 1368 1474
      > > 864 865 875 895
      > > # 1152x864 @ 78 Hz, 70.8 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1152x864" 110 1152 1240 1324 1552
      > > 864 864 876 908
      > > # 1152x864 @ 84 Hz, 76.0 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1152x864" 135 1152 1464 1592 1776
      > > 864 864 876 908
      > > # 1152x864 @ 100 Hz, 89.62 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1152x864" 137.65 1152 1184 1312 1536
      > > 864 866 885 902 -HSync -VSync
      > >
      > > # -- 1280x1024 --
      > > # 1280x1024 @ 61 Hz, 64.2 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1280x1024" 110 1280 1328 1512 1712
      > > 1024 1025 1028 1054
      > > # 1280x1024 @ 70 Hz, 74.59 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1280x1024" 126.5 1280 1312 1472 1696
      > > 1024 1032 1040 1068 -HSync -VSync
      > > # 1280x1024 @ 74 Hz, 78.85 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1280x1024" 135 1280 1312 1456 1712
      > > 1024 1027 1030 1064
      > > # 1280x1024 @ 76 Hz, 81.13 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1280x1024" 135 1280 1312 1416 1664
      > > 1024 1027 1030 1064
      > > # 1280x1024 @ 85 Hz, 91.15 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1280x1024" 157.5 1280 1344 1504 1728
      > > 1024 1025 1028 1072 +HSync +VSync
      > > # 1280x1024 @ 100 Hz, 107.16 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1280x1024" 181.75 1280 1312 1440 1696
      > > 1024 1031 1046 1072 -HSync -VSync
      > >
      > > # -- 1400x1050 --
      > > # 1400x1050 @ 60Hz, 65.8 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1400x1050" 129 1400 1464 1656 1960
      > > 1050 1051 1054 1100 +HSync +VSync
      > >
      > > # 1400x1050 @ 70Hz, 76.8 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1400x1050" 151 1400 1464 1656 1960
      > > 1050 1051 1054 1100 +HSync +VSync
      > >
      > > # 1400x1050 @ 75Hz, 82.3 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1400x1050" 162 1400 1464 1656 1960
      > > 1050 1051 1054 1100 +HSync +VSync
      > >
      > > # 1400x1050 @ 85Hz, 93.2 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1400x1050" 184 1400 1464 1656 1960
      > > 1050 1051 1054 1100 +HSync +VSync
      > >
      > > # -- 1600x1200 --
      > > # 1600x1200 @ 60Hz, 75.00 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1600x1200" 162 1600 1664 1856 2160
      > > 1200 1201 1204 1250 +HSync +VSync
      > > # 1600x1200 @ 70 Hz, 87.50 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1600x1200" 189 1600 1664 1856 2160
      > > 1200 1201 1204 1250 -HSync -VSync
      > > # 1600x1200 @ 75 Hz, 93.75 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1600x1200" 202.5 1600 1664 1856 2160
      > > 1200 1201 1204 1250 +HSync +VSync
      > > # 1600x1200 @ 85 Hz, 105.77 kHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1600x1200" 220 1600 1616 1808 2080
      > > 1200 1204 1207 1244 +HSync +VSync
      > >
      > > # -- 1800x1400 --
      > >
      > > # 1800x1440 @ 64Hz, 96.15 kHz hsync
      > > ModeLine "1800X1440" 230 1800 1896 2088 2392
      > > 1440 1441 1444 1490 +HSync +VSync
      > > # 1800x1440 @ 70Hz, 104.52 kHz hsync
      > > ModeLine "1800X1440" 250 1800 1896 2088 2392
      > > 1440 1441 1444 1490 +HSync +VSync
      > >
      > > # -- 1920x1200 --
      > >
      > > # 1920x1200 @ 70Hz, 87.50 KHz hsync
      > > Modeline "1920x1200" 230 1920 1936 2096 2528
      > > 1200 1201 1204 1250 +HSync +VSync
      > >
      > > EndSection
      > >
      > > # **********************************************************************
      > > # Graphics device section
      > > # **********************************************************************
      > >
      > > Section "Device"
      > > Identifier "Generic VGA Card"
      > > VendorName "Unknown"
      > > BoardName "Unknown"
      > > Chipset "generic"
      > > EndSection
      > >
      > >
      > > Section "Device"
      > > Identifier "ATI Rage 128 Mobility"
      > > VideoRam 16384
      > > EndSection
      > >
      > >
      > > # **********************************************************************
      > > # Screen section
      > > # **********************************************************************
      > >
      > > # The kernel framebuffer server
      > > Section "Screen"
      > > Driver "fbdev"
      > > Device "Generic VGA Card"
      > > Monitor "Laptop Screen"
      > > Subsection "Display"
      > > # Depth 16
      > > Depth 16
      > > Modes "default"
      > > EndSubsection
      > > EndSection
      > >
      > > # The 16-color VGA server
      > > Section "Screen"
      > > Driver "vga16"
      > > Device "Generic VGA Card"
      > > Monitor "Laptop Screen"
      > > Subsection "Display"
      > > Modes "640x480" "800x600"
      > > ViewPort 0 0
      > > EndSubsection
      > > EndSection
      > >
      > > # The Mono server
      > > Section "Screen"
      > > Driver "vga2"
      > > Device "Generic VGA Card"
      > > Monitor "Laptop Screen"
      > > Subsection "Display"
      > > Modes "640x480" "800x600"
      > > ViewPort 0 0
      > > EndSubsection
      > > EndSection
      > >
      > >
      > > # The svga server
      > > Section "Screen"
      > > Driver "svga"
      > > Device "ATI Rage 128 Mobility"
      > > Monitor "Laptop Screen"
      > > DefaultColorDepth 16
      > >
      > > Subsection "Display"
      > > Depth 16
      > > Modes "1400x1050"
      > > ViewPort 0 0
      > > EndSubsection
      > > EndSection
      > >
      > > # The accel server
      > > Section "Screen"
      > > Driver "accel"
      > > Device "ATI Rage 128 Mobility"
      > > Monitor "Laptop Screen"
      > > DefaultColorDepth 16
      > >
      > > Subsection "Display"
      > > Depth 16
      > > Modes "1400x1050"
      > > ViewPort 0 0
      > > EndSubsection
      > > EndSection
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., Adam Huffman <adam.huffman@m...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Hello
      > > >
      > > > I've got X working, but I can't seem to get it to run in 1400x1050.
      >It
      > > > works in 1600x1200 with very small text; it works in 1280x1024, but I
      > > > get the "no mode of this name" message when I try to use a 1400x1050
      > > > modeline.
      > > >
      > > > Here is the XF86Config I am using:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Section "ServerLayout"
      > > > Identifier "XFree86 Configured"
      > > > Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
      > > > InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
      > > > InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
      > > > EndSection
      > > >
      > > > Section "Files"
      > > > FontPath "unix/:7100"
      > > > EndSection
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Section "Module"
      > > > Load "GLcore"
      > > > Load "dbe"
      > > > Load "dri"
      > > > Load "extmod"
      > > > Load "glx"
      > > > Load "pex5"
      > > > Load "record"
      > > > Load "xie"
      > > > EndSection
      > > >
      > > > Section "InputDevice"
      > > > Identifier "Keyboard0"
      > > > Driver "keyboard"
      > > > Option "XkbLayout" "gb"
      > > > Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
      > > > Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
      > > > EndSection
      > > >
      > > > Section "InputDevice"
      > > > Identifier "Mouse0"
      > > > # Modified by mouseconfig
      > > > Driver
      > > "mouse"
      > > > Option
      > > "Device" "/dev/mouse"
      > > > Option
      > > "Protocol" "PS/2"
      > > > Option
      > > "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
      > > > Option
      > > "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
      > > > EndSection
      > > >
      > > > Section "Monitor"
      > > > Identifier "Monitor0"
      > > > VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
      > > > ModelName "Monitor Model"
      > > > VertRefresh 40-110
      > > > HorizSync 28-90
      > > > Option "dpms"
      > > > Modeline "1400x1050" 107.85 1400 1450 1500 1999 1050
      > > 1058 1070 1150
      > > >
      > > > EndSection
      > > >
      > > > Section "Device"
      > > > Identifier "Card0"
      > > > ### Available Driver options are:-
      > > > Option "accel"
      > > > #Option "crt_screen"
      > > > #Option "composite_sync"
      > > > #Option "linear"
      > > > #Option "mmio_cache"
      > > > #Option "probe_clocks"
      > > > #Option "reference_clock"
      > > > #Option "shadow_fb"
      > > > # Driver "ati"
      > > > Driver "r128"
      > > > VendorName "ATI"
      > > > VideoRam 16384
      > > > BoardName "Rage 128 Mobility MF"
      > > > BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
      > > > EndSection
      > > >
      > > > Section "Screen"
      > > > DefaultDepth 16
      > > > Identifier "Screen0"
      > > > Device "Card0"
      > > > Monitor "Monitor0"
      > > > SubSection "Display"
      > > > Depth 16
      > > > Modes "1400x1050"
      > > > ViewPort 0 0
      > > > EndSubSection
      > > > EndSection
      > > >
      > > > Section "DRI"
      > > > Mode 0666
      > > > EndSection
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Any suggestions appreciated.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Adam
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --------------------------------------------------------------
      > > Please post your X config files in the group links or database
      > > FAQ: http://www.whacked.net/ldl-faq
      > >
      > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
      >http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      > >
      >
      >--
      >stephen lau :: [slau@...] :: www.whacked.net :: ucsd/cse grad student
      >gpg key id: 0x09E5CD21 via keyservers, or on my website
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