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Re: [opensuse] ATI radeon 75/60 hz issue on SuSE10.2
  • From: ken <gebser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 11:01:06 -0500
  • Message-id: <457597C2.3070507@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 12/05/2006 07:45 AM somebody named Verner Kjærsgaard wrote:
> Hi list,
>
> on SuSE10.1 AND the new SuSE10.2 (rc1) I've noticed that on my IBM ThinkPad
> R50 with an ATI Radeon RV250 Lf display (1400 x 1050), the installation sets
> the refresh rate to 75Hz.

First, make sure that you really have an RV250 Lf. Just because some
Suse app says it is, doesn't mean that it is. Suse reports that I have
this ATI card, but my card is quite different.


>
> This causes the driver circuit in my machine to go mad in about 30 minutes
> from power on. The screen will gradually degrade with horizontal flashing
> lines and eventually become completely useless.
>
> If I (YaST) set down the refresh rate to 60Hz the screen will stay on just
> fine. But when moving windows around, it doesn't really look good, all
> vertical lines are distorted with small pieces of "horizontal noice" to them.

You can set VertRefresh in /etc/X11/xorg.conf


>
> On SUSE10 this never happened.
>
> Any ideas?
>
>
>


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