Subject: Re: LC Display 1600x1200 with Matrox G400 (connected via DVI)
To: Timo Schoeler <>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/05/2006 19:39:07
On Sun, Feb 05, 2006 at 06:17:46PM +0100, Timo Schoeler wrote:
> hi peter, hi list,
> thanks, it runs now -- both via DVI-A (tho i wonder why the matrox doesn't have DVI-D -- time to get another card, i guess ;) and VGA.
> X11 figured the right settings out itself, but weird enough it worked /after/ a reboot.

The driver is able to read all the info from the monitor over the DVI.
(look in the log file /var/log/X*)
However this only works if the LCD panel is powered up when the system
boots - otherwise it will tend to default to the VGA output - which will
likely be at an unsupported refresh rate.


David Laight: