Q u a s i wrote on Wednesday, September 05, 2001
VESA is a standard for video bios. Most graphic
it. I dont
think VESA standard applies to Monitors. For monitors
the back side
Thanks for clearing my fundaas. I never really knew abt it.
of the cover to find if it is a VGA or SVGA. Even if
clock rates and frequencies differ from model to model
resolutions. But there are a few common ones you
For eg. many
older monitors (like my Philips 14C) have 800x600 @
may have 60Hz for that resolution. Monitors with
have different frequencies. So I guess it is best to
Manual as wrong settings may _physically_ damage it.
Okay, we were able to configure the video card, and the X was
also up. We used the X server for SiS cards which is available at
SuSE's ftp site. Everything works fine, except :
1> The screen flickers a lot, specially when there is some action
(kbd as well as mouse). Think this the refresh rate is not
properly set. Let me see.
2> The default GUI config util, SaX, is still not being able to
run. Even if we manually set it to xsis by command line switch.
It gives us an error *xsis server not installed on this machine*.
This means SaX is not finding the xsis server. May be some soft
link is reqd. Any idea regarding where the other X-servers are
installed ? Any one with exp. with SuSE plz help.
Thanks a lot.
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