Re: How to Run X11 on a 400MHz iMac
On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 09:05:43PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 11:17:56AM -0500, John van Vlaanderen wrote:
> > I installed debian after OSX proved to be too unstable and complicated
> > to create webserver appliance.
> > I have a 400MHz 1 1/2 yr old iMac, though I cannot find any model
> > information.
> I think iMacs in this age bracket need a horizontal frequency
> very close to 60. Try 58-62. And be sure your BusID is specified.
I have an older iMac, too, and I managed to figure things out after a
lot of effort. I will write it up sometime when I get the chance, but
until then, this is the good site for information on old macs:
For example, here's the document that includes the vertical refresh
rates for display on my iMac:
You'll have to find more information about your particular model to find
whether these numbers apply to your system.