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Re: Monitor broke?

On Thu, 2 Oct 1997, Will Lowe wrote:

> Does anyone have any idea what a monitor which has been adversly affected
> by Xfree86 would look like?  My 17" has gone bright purple -- as if one of
> the color guns is screwed up.  It's under warrenty;  it'll be repaired for
> free.
> 	I've just heard that incorrectly config'ing XF86 can screw up yer
> monitor,  so if that's what I've done I'd like to fix it or switch to a
> commercial Xserver,  etc...

Before you panic, check the cable.  If one the wires/pins has gone south
you can lose one of your color signals.

I've seen this happen.

G. Branden Robinson                 |   We either learn from history or,
Purdue University                   |   uh, well, something bad will happen.
branden@purdue.edu                  |   -- Bob Church
http://www.ecn.purdue.edu/~branden/ |

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