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Re: [opensuse] Problem with Samsung SyncMaster 172T on Suse 10.1 RC1
  • From: Daniel Bauer <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 15:28:25 +0200
  • Message-id: <200604191528.25463.linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Am Mittwoch, 19. April 2006 14:42 schrieb Anand Rangarajan:
> I downloaded and installed SUSE 10.1 RC1 on an x86 system (EPOX 8K7A
> motherboard, AMD Athlon 1.3GHz, 1GB DDR 2100 memory, Adapetc SCSI
> controller, Samsung SyncMaster 172T LCD, nVidia Quadro2 Pro videocard with
> 64MB memory, Netgear gigabit ethernet).
> Installation went smoothly except for the usual idiotic weirdness of the
> reboot in the middle with no suggestion of what to do when the machine
> reboots. I've seen a couple of newbies get completely flustered when the
> system reboots. On three separate occasions, I've seen them run the
> installation again since they think something has gone wrong. The Samsung
> SyncMaster 172T monitor was correctly detected and X11 was configured
> during the installation.
> After the machine rebooted, I had a functioning system with X11, networking
> etc. working fine. However, when I switched off the system and rebooted a
> second time, X11 hangs. Since the machine automatically goes into X11, I
> have not been able to extract the xorg.conf file to see what's going on. I
> cannot login to the system from elsewhere since I had not set up ssh to do
> that yet.

When booting (you see the GRUB menue) press F2, then type "init 3" and hit
enter. It will then boot in text mode and you can use the appropriate tools
to adjust what is needed (sax2, yast, mc etc.)

> Assuming that there could be a problem with the xorg.conf file for the
> Samsung SyncMaster 172T LCD, I've attached a CURRENT WORKING xorg.conf file
> from my main machine which is running SUSE 9.3 Pro. The current working
> xorg.conf file is based on the closed source nVidia driver.
> Anand

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