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Re: RH 7.2 on Latitude C600

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  • larsonhokie
    Yes - this did work for me as well, though the file was XF86Config-4. Significant when you know as little as I do about Linux (but I am learning). Thank you
    Message 1 of 6 , Aug 29, 2002
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      Yes - this did work for me as well, though the file was XF86Config-4.
      Significant when you know as little as I do about Linux (but I am
      learning).

      Thank you very very much!!!



      --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., Ilya Sterin <isterin@y...> wrote:
      > Yes, I figured it out:-)
      >
      > In the bios, there is a setting of what video card to
      > use, the systems, or the docking station's. Set to
      > system.
      >
      > Then in XF86Config in the Device section for your
      > video card, insert...
      >
      > Option "Display" "BIOS"
      >
      > Then reboot, all should work from then on. Let me
      > know if this works for you.
      >
      > Ilya
      >
      > --- larsonhokie <larsonhokie@y...> wrote:
      > > I am having the SAME problem with version 7.3 of
      > > RHL.
      > >
      > > I have a quick and nasty fix - when I go into
      > > xwindows, I open the
      > > laptop and press the blue Fn-CRT/LCD and hold it a
      > > sec or two. The
      > > key is to hold it down (long enough) until the
      > > monitor comes on.
      > > After that I am fine (until I reboot of course).
      > > This is an ugly and
      > > unacceptable solution, but gets me by - hope someone
      > > else can figure
      > > it out!!!
      > >
      > > P.S. - I also have the C600 Lattitude.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., Ilya Sterin
      > > <isterin@y...> wrote:
      > > > I'm having some problems getting the docking
      > > station
      > > > to work as it should:-) Linux (RH 7.2) installed
      > > just
      > > > fine and works without the docking station, with
      > > > docking station, the system starts and goes
      > > through
      > > > the boot process just fine, but when it's time to
      > > > startx, it just gives a blank screen and nothing
      > > ever
      > > > shows up on the screen. My docking station has a
      > > Dell
      > > > M770 monitor hooked up to it, which is listed in
      > > the
      > > > driver list.
      > > >
      > > > Any pointers would be greatly appreciated:-)
      > > >
      > > > Ilya
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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