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Re: Monitor problems

On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 07:41:23PM +0100, Tom wrote:
> Hi all,
> Since my reinstall of Debian last weekend, I'm having problems with my
> monitor (as the subject already suggested :-/). Thing is, X starts up
> gracefully (nVidia; gdm), when I exit my WM however, my monitor yields
> an "out of range"-error. It's refresh rates are too high then,
> although I made sure to specify the correct rates in XF86Config-4.
> As long as I was using fluxbox, this really was a problem, since it
> left me no other possibility then Ctrl-Alt-Del.
to exit fluxbox, under the windowmanagers menu choose exit.

> Right now I'm using
> gnome, which seems to have the bizarre capability of recovering the
> display. My monitor's "out of range" signal appears for some seconds,
> and then vanishes to make place for gdm. However, when I want to
> switch to a console, the same thing happens. Reboot, then, too.
> I've never before experienced such behaviour, and find it quite odd.
> How come my refresh rates get (too) high when I *leave* X?
are you using a frame buffer?


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