On Wednesday 21 January 2009 18:14:26 Craig White wrote: > On Wed, 2009-01-21 at 12:02 -0600, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote: > > Anne Wilson wrote: > > > I wonder if there is something strange about Viewsonic monitors? I > > > bought a new one last year and it's attached to my CentOS box. I had > > > to manually set it up, too. Very odd, for a new model. > > > > > > Anne > > > > I suspect that some models do not provide the correct information. > > Then there is my VA912b that works fine with Linux, but I have to > > use a setup disk to use it with Windows. > > ---- > or if you use a KVM or if you don't use the cable that came with the > monitor or a loose connection or...so many things can interfere with > detection. > I don't use a KVM. I tend towards Mikkel's theory. I couldn't get it to work at all with the digital lead (can't remember the details) and had to go back to analogue. I don't have any windows there, so I've no idea whether it would have worked with that at all. One thing's for sure, I'll not be buying another Viewsonic. Anne
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