On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 08:33:03PM +0200, Victor Engmark wrote: > On 4/30/07, J65nko <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >Follow the FBSD handbook to do a 'Xorg -configure' and a test run of > >X with the generated Xorg.conf file. > > > I did. > > Then have a look at your your '/var/log/Xorg.0.log'. You will find a > >log of X using DDC to interrogate your LCD screen for it's > >capabilities and the acceptable modelines > > > Nope. Already tried that, and the capabilities were /not/ listed in the log, > the way it was described in several tutorials. > > <rant>This is starting to look like one of the most common problems in > F/OSS: Theory != Practice. In theory, any one of the methods already tried > and suggested here should work. In practice, the "documentation" > (MonitorsDB) is wrong (at least according to x.org), and none of the quoted > methods work the way they should. An interesting result is that there are > several fundamentally different tutorials for several closely related > *nixes, all of which work only on a small subset of installations.</rant>
Could you post your Xorg.0.log and xorg.conf? When Theory != Practice, it's often helpful to have information like this to help determine what went wrong, so that in the future, Theory can == Practice. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"