[ILUG] laptop display
glen at antefacto.com
Tue Aug 21 13:15:13 IST 2001
On Tue, 2001-08-21 at 13:00, Matt.Lemon at irishlife.ie wrote:
> I'm trying to get RH 7 to run on an Advent laptop. The display is 1024*768
> but I can't find the refresh rates for it anywhere. I've tried the Generic
> Monitors in the setup but I can't seem to get the display right. Does
> anyone have any ideas ?
Did you choose the Generic LCD or monitor ???
What kind of graphical chipset do you have ? If it's something like
NeoMagic 256 and it has 6Mb you will need to modify XFree86 config file
to say that it has 4mb RAM. There are a few little tricks to try out.
Check out Linux on Laptops (check google for the correct URL). Look up
your laptop make and model and read if there are any other people who've
gotten it to work. Usually you can download their own config files to
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