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Re: sun Ultra 5 (no screen at boot)

On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 11:29:03PM +0200, Xavier Oswald wrote:
> > VGA connector is ok for Ultra5/10. Monitor frequency problem? I only tried 
> > "high end" monitors (Eizo, Sun), they work well.
> My monitor support 1024x768 85Hz

IIRC, open boot (the "BIOS" of a SPARC system) is default at 1152 x 864 (or 1152
x 900) at 60 or 66 Hz. My old Sun 17" CRT (fixed frequency monitor) is happy
when Xorg runs at 1152 x 864, 70 Hz.

I have an ultra 5 myself. I've had a 17" Daewoo CRT which should work fine in
those resolutions, but it didn't give any image. When I substituted it for a no
brand old 17" CRT, I had an image. Perhaps the monitor should support sync on
green or something?


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