[SATLUG] Monitor/Video issues?

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 14:20:43 CST 2007


then i would look in your xorg.conf file for that section

Ernest

On Dec 28, 2007 12:09 PM, Justin Burdette <justin.burdette at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm pretty sure it's xorg.
>
> Justin
>
>
>
> On 12/28/07, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What xserver does suse use?  xorg? xfree86?
> >
> > Ernest
> >
> > On Dec 27, 2007 10:59 PM, Justin Burdette <justin.burdette at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > I checked the nvidia X server settings application, and it has the
> refresh
> > > rate shown as 59.88, which matches the manual for vertical. Can't see
> > > anything for the horizontal, although the manual says that should be
> at
> > > 64.7
> > > . Any idea where I might find the horizontal settings? Since the
> > > jitter is all horizontal, could that be the key?
> > >
> > > Justin
> > >
> > > On 12/28/07, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > As long as you set the correct refresh rate and monitor
> size/resolution,
> > > > it
> > > > should be ok.  If you ran with higher resolutions on other monitors,
> > > then
> > > > I
> > > > would doubt it's the card itself.  More than likely it's the refresh
> > > rate
> > > > or
> > > > an incorrect Horiz/Vert frequency.  I would reconfigure the xserver
> and
> > > > try
> > > > some different settings.  One is bound to work.  If you have the
> full
> > > > specs
> > > > of the monitor in the manual, then do an advanced config and set all
> of
> > > > the
> > > > parameters by hand.
> > > >
> > > > Ernest
> > > >
> > > > On Dec 27, 2007 10:21 PM, Justin Burdette <justin.burdette at gmail.com
> >
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > I'm running OpenSUSE 10.3 with an nVidia 5600XT graphics card. Had
> an
> > > > > older
> > > > > 15" LCD and decided to upgrade as a birthday gift to myself.
> > > > > Unfortunately,
> > > > > the new monitor (a Sceptre X20 widescreen) seems to get very
> jittery
> > > at
> > > > > random intervals and really doesn't like it when I watch any video
> > > files
> > > > > in
> > > > > my browsers. I'm not 100% sure it's the monitor, but I've never
> had a
> > > > > problem with the video card before, even at high resolutions on my
> old
> > > > > CRTs.
> > > > >
> > > > > Is there something I can use to determine where the problem really
> > > lies?
> > > > I
> > > > > tried running glxgears and, while I got good framerate reports
> > > (1800+),
> > > > it
> > > > > caused the monitor to go jittery again. When it starts, everything
> > > else
> > > > > jitters for a few minutes and it will finally stop, but I usually
> have
> > > > to
> > > > > minimize/maximize something, change websites, or switch to another
> X
> > > > > session.
> > > > >
> > > > > It doesn't just do it when I'm watching videos, but that seems to
> be
> > > the
> > > > > main time when it happens. If it really is the video card, I guess
> > > I'll
> > > > > use
> > > > > it as an excuse to upgrade everything. Does anyone have any
> experience
> > > > > with
> > > > > the onboard nVidia video systems on some of the new AMD
> motherboards?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > >
> > > > > Justin
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