Re: A question about LCD flat panel displays
On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 09:29:29AM -0700, Gary Hennigan wrote:
> stan <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I'm contemplating purchasing an LCD flat panel disply for use on the new
> > Debain woody workstation I am building for my wife.
> > Having never used one of these before, and since they are failry expensive,
> > I thought I would ask some advice of this list.
> > We do a lot of work in console mode, in addition to some work in X. Will
> > I be able to use all of the framebuffer functiosn on this disply? I
> > presently use xawtv in the console mode, fbi to display graphics, and have
> > a custom resolutinon set up for the console sessiosn. Will all of these
> > work with the LCD flat panel?
> > I would also be interesetd in hearing peoples experiences, both positive,
> > and negative, regarding use of these uints with Linux.
> I have a 20" flat-panel display at work. Although I just received it
> about a week ago I think I can give you some insight. I'm no expert,
> so take the following as my perception of things, not gospel. Also, I
> run X almost exclusively so I can't speak to the FB issue.
Thanks, thats exactly the kind of info I am looking for.
One quick question. Would it be safe to assume that to run in digital
mode, your video card ahs to have some sort of special output conector?
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