[SATLUG] Monitor/Video issues?

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 01:18:31 CST 2007


LOL!  I've found over the years that 90% of the time the solution is
something so simple or stupid that I just have to laugh it off.  After all,
if we can't laugh at ourselves, then we aren't human.

Ernest

On Dec 29, 2007 11:16 PM, Justin Burdette <justin.burdette at gmail.com> wrote:

> Update to show that it was really something quite simple...I grabbed a DVI
> cable and changed the connection. It's been running for about 2 hours now
> with *NO* jitters. Video is running smoothly, and it even likes YouTube.
>
> Now it's time to play with Google Earth :-)
>
> Thanks for all the help and tips...I learned quite a bit, even if the
> final
> solution was a $20 cable...
>
> Justin
>
> On 12/29/07, Justin Burdette <justin.burdette at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Nothing unusual in my Xorg log files (0,1,2, and 99) other than missing
> > font folders. I'm going to take this monitor back and swap it for
> another to
> > see if it might just be this particular unit.
> >
> > Justin
> >
> > On 12/29/07, Deeþan Chakravarthy <codeshepherd at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Justin Burdette 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.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > Look at the xorg log files .. do they report any error ?
> > > /var/log/Xorg*log ..
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Deepan
> > > http://codeshepherd.com/
> > > http://codeshepherd.blogspot.com/
> > > http://sudoku-solver.net/
> > >
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