xorg driver bug

Bahman M. b.movaqar at adempiere.org
Mon Oct 15 13:48:08 PDT 2007

On 2007-10-15 Gary Kline wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 14, 2007 at 10:37:10PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> > 	Guys,
> > 
> > 	Has anybody with any Dell run into this before?  I just got
> > a new Matrox with 32M of video ram.  Run with the "mga" driver, X
> > comes up extremely dark.  If I change the driver to the "vesa" X
> > comes up with normal brightness but the resolution is terrible.  At
> > 	most 640x480.  tHis could be a hardware bug;I'm hoping it is
> > 	just not having selected the right driver.  
> > 
> > 	Anybody know what to try next?
> > 
> 	Update, and no-joy: i've added Modes lines, tried different
> flags. Still, using the "mga" drivr gives a dark screen; only the
> "vesa" works. none of the xorg config toools work.  The Matroc
> Millennium G450 is brand new, so doubt it's the card.  The previous
> card had the same problem--way to dark--soI got this new card.
Some years ago, I had some similar problem with a Vistac monitor using
nVidia (on Linux).  I found that it was the monitor not doing well in
some resolutions or colour depths.  Changing the monitor solved the

I'd suggest you try with another monitor and see if it works.



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