Widescreen Monitor and X Help please
wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Sep 22 23:33:25 UTC 2010
On Wed, 22 Sep 2010, Scott Ballantyne wrote:
>> Does the black screen show a mouse pointer? No escape including
> No mouse pointer, nothing. The X process will be shutdown with a
> ctrl-c or ctrl-alt-delete, but the screen remains blank, in "power
> saver" mode.
> Nothing I do makes any difference on the monitor.
It really sounds like a driver problem. radeon doesn't explicitly
support the 5000-series cards, but I thought it would work. Check
You can try the radeonhd driver, or even the vesa driver.
> I've done that, and it works just the same. I saw your other message
> about HALD and read your interesting link, aei.html. I disabled the
> HALD and DBUS, and rebooted, tried again, but with the same results.
Right. It's probably not an input problem.
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