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Re: [vox-tech] Debian Sarge, Video and Monitor Configuration
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Re: [vox-tech] Debian Sarge, Video and Monitor Configuration

The refresh rate is in /etx/X11/XF86Config-4, under the monitor section:

  Section "Monitor"
        Identifier      "Panasonic"
        HorizSync       30-100
        VertRefresh     50-160       <---- here; apparently my monitor
        Option          "DPMS"             can handle 50Hz to 160Hz

For LCD monitors, though, I'm pretty sure it doesn't matter what refresh
rate you use -- it ends up being 60Hz.  Maybe I'm wrong, but LCD monitors
are all very similar in its refresh rate.  It'll make a difference if you
plug in an external CRT monitor to your laptop, though then your refresh
rate will depend on the external monitor's capability.


On Mon, 20 Sep 2004, Jay Strauss wrote:

> Hi,
> I just installed Sarge on an IBM A20 Thinkpad (2652 3CU).  During the
> install,
> during the X configuration, it asked (using the medium selection), what my
> monitor was capable of:
>     1600x1200 @ 60Hz
>     1600x1200 @ 70ish Hz
>     1600x1200 @ 85Hz
> I picked @60 Hz, I now realize my ATI mobility rage card operates at 85Hz
> Where do I change that value to 85?  Its not in my /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
> file,
> and I can't think of anywhere else to look.
> Also, can someone suggest where I can find the exact Vertical and Horizontal
> rates for my monitor?  I've been googling and searching around IBM's
> website, but can't find it
> Thanks
> Jay
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