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Re: [opensuse] 10.1 Beta 9 uses too high refresh for 1280x1024 LCD
  • From: Steffen Winterfeldt <snwint@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2006 12:39:29 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.63.0604041238300.25607@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 3 Apr 2006, Mark Gray wrote:

> Steffen Winterfeldt <snwint@xxxxxxx> writes:
>
> > On Mon, 3 Apr 2006, Mark Gray wrote:
> >
> >> This is the same thing that happened when I installed SUSE-10.0 boxed
> >> set on this machine -- when starting the install using the default
> >> 1280x1024 resolution, the installer uses too high a refresh rate for
> >> my brand new HP vs17e LCD monitor H: 46.4 kHz V: 87Hz. The best
>
> > This is 43Hz interlaced (!). Not much to do about it, the BIOS picks
> > the timing.
>
> The computer is an HP also -- you'd think the BIOS would know better.
> When I encountered the problem with 10.0 there were a lot of hits for
> the same problem on google, so some sort of warning might save some
> installation support calls.

How should I warn? The BIOS doesn't tell the timing it chooses. Neither
before nor after a video mode change.


Steffen

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