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Date:      Mon, 30 Apr 2007 19:21:23 +0200
From:      "Victor Engmark" <victor.engmark@gmail.com>
To:        "Tom Evans" <tevans.uk@googlemail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: How to find HorizSync / VertRefresh rates?
Message-ID:  <7d4f41f50704301021j18889404v419abc49171e15c@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <1177952934.1319.8.camel@zoot.mintel.co.uk>
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On 4/30/07, Tom Evans <tevans.uk@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, 2007-04-30 at 11:02 +0200, Victor Engmark wrote:
> > I'm trying to create a pristine xorg.conf, but I've been unable to
> > find proper values for HorizSync and VertRefresh for my Dell Latitude
> > D610.
>
> Don't bother trying. If it works when you leave them unspecified, don't
> think any more about it.


I'd rather not have to replace my laptop after a few weeks...

If it still doesn't work however, the easiest way is to construct a
> valid modeline specific to your monitor. Xorg can actually tell you what
> to put into your xorg.conf, see section 5.4.3.2 of the FreeBSD Handbook
> [1]


It "works", but the issue is rather having the /correct/ configuration in
order to utilize the hardware as well as possible without frying it.

I've tried the method proposed, but I don't find the information mentioned.

-- 
Victor Engmark
Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur - What is said in Latin, sounds
profound



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