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Re: Fedora-10 nighmare-dmidecode

On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 2:05 AM, Arne Chr. Jorgensen <achrisjo yahoo com> wrote:
> I tried to make an xorg.conf, but synaptics did not "see" the 'SHMConfig' 'true' that I set. Tried different examples that I found, without luck.
> But, yes, I this is probably the thing to do.

Your device section in xorg should look like

Section "Device"
	Identifier	"Configured Video Device"
	Boardname	"Radeon 1200"
	Busid		"PCI:1:0:0"  #check this
	Driver		"radeon"
#	Option	"SubPixelOrder"	"NONE"
#	Option	"AccelDFS"  "on"
#	Option	"EnablePageFlip" "on"
	Option  "DRI"  "on"
	Option	"DDCMode" "off"
	Option  "NoDDC"  "on"
	Option  "ColorTiling" "on"
#	Option  "AGPMode" "8"
	Option  "DisplayPriority" "HIGH"
#	Option  "AccelMethod" "EXA"
#	Option  "DMAForXv"  "off"
	Screen	0

# Try with/without section serverlayout

Section "ServerLayout"
	"AutoAddDevices"  "off"

Section "DRI"
	Group	0
	Mode	0666

Write a proper section for your monitor with modelines

> The scaling causes a lot of noise on the screen, and it also stop downloads,
> or - you see the message on the bottom that it is connecting to a server, but
> it will time out without showing any page, very often.

Disable CPU scaling or modify it (the cpu in question permits a number
of levels)... if the problem is that, then it must be a kernel issue.

> Either half the servers in the world was down, or I had some serious DNS problems. Later I found it had to do with cpu-scaling.

MTU is set to 1412 automatically for some connections

> Radio on and also enable ethernet cable, have worked to speed up downloads.
> However, if radio is off - then you may start and stop the machine by touching the pad.

This may mean a h/w problem...bad h/w design with good h/w

How does it run on Ubuntu or some other distro?


A. Mani

A. Mani
Member, Cal. Math. Soc

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