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Re: Nvidia & Twinview Weirdness



On Tue, 2006-05-02 at 19:15 -0500, Jeff Vian wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-05-02 at 15:22 -0500, lostson wrote:
> > On 5/2/06, lostson <lostson lostsonsvault org> wrote:
> >         > Hello
> >         >  I am using FC5 with a nvidia gforce 5700xp. I also use
> >         twinview and I
> >         > use the kmod-nvidia from livna. When setting up my twinview
> >         like I have
> >         > always done, I keep my xorg.conf from a backup from FC4 and It
> >         doesn't
> >         > change much. I set it up with my 1280x1024 on both screens and
> >         it
> >         > launches ok and all. The problem I am having is when going to
> >         System -->
> >         > Preferences --> Scree Resolution in Gnome it says Im running
> >         2560x1024
> >         > which is right but the refresh rate says 50 Hz. I don't know
> >         why this is
> >         > doing this I have set my refresh rates in my xorg.conf it
> >         should be 60
> >         > Hz. Does anyone know if there is a bug in the Screen
> >         Resolution app ? Or
> >         > is there something wrong with the nvidia driver or kmod-nvidia
> >         module
> >         > from livna. The reason I ask is my eyes start to kill me after
> >         a hour or
> >         > 2 and I have never had this problem before. I could sit here
> >         for 12
> >         > horus and it would never bother me. So i'm looking for ideas
> >         and
> >         > thoughts, thanks.
> >         
> >         What does your X log say?
> >         
> >         
> >         I believe this is the relevant portion 
> >         
> >          (II) NVIDIA(0): Detected AGP rate: 8X
> >         (--) NVIDIA(0): Interlaced video modes are supported on this GPU
> >         (--) NVIDIA(0): Connected display device(s) on GeForce FX 5700
> >         Ultra at
> >         (--) NVIDIA(0):     PCI:2:0:0:
> >         (--) NVIDIA(0):     Samsung SyncMaster (CRT-0)
> >         (--) NVIDIA(0):     CRT-1
> >         (--) NVIDIA(0): Samsung SyncMaster (CRT-0): 400 MHz maximum
> >         pixel clock
> >         (--) NVIDIA(0): CRT-1: 400 MHz maximum pixel clock
> >         (II) NVIDIA(0): Assigned Display Devices: CRT-0, CRT-1
> >         (II) NVIDIA(0): Validated modes:
> >         (II) NVIDIA(0):     "1280x1024_60.00,1280x1024_60.00"
> >         (II) NVIDIA(0): Virtual screen size determined to be 2560 x 1024
> >         (--) NVIDIA(0): DPI set to (90, 96); computed from "UseEdidDpi"
> >         X config option
> >         (--) Depth 24 pixmap format is 32 bpp
> >         
> >          Hopefully this helps, I dont think I am getting 60 Hz though ?
> With my samsung LCD monitor it refused to use the specified VertRefresh
> (and thus refused to enable maximum resolution) until I added another
> option in the xorg.conf file
> 
> Mine has three lines that made it work properly, but only when all are
> present in the "Monitor" section.  You may need to put these in the
> sections for both monitors.
>         VertRefresh  60.0 - 60.0
>         Option      "IgnoreEDID"
>         DisplaySize  430        320
> 
> I needed the first to limit the value to the monitor default.
> The second is an option from the nVidia documentation to make X ignore
> the EDID data from the monitor.  X by default overrides the specified
> values for horizontal and vertical refresh and uses the reported EDID
> values.
> The third was needed to set the DPI since the EDID values are ignored
> and it has to have some way to compute the dpi.  Obviously the display
> size values may be different for your monitor.  Mine is a SyncMaster
> 213T

 Thanks for your tips and I have tried them and still no luck, thanks
again though.
> 
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