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Re: Finding monitor refresh rates? - SOLVED

On Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 04:54:14PM +0200, Karsten Heymann wrote:
>The read-edid Package finds that out for you if your monitor is
>dde-capable. Install it and run
>get-edid | parse-edid 
>The output can be directly copied into the XF86Config file for XFree 4.

What a fabulous tip!  I've just done  acomplete reinstall.  The configuration of X has always been a nightmare.  However XFree86 -configure coupled with your suggestion means that for the first time ever X worked perfectly on the first go!

Many thanks - I wonder if its one of the Debian Newbie tips?  


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