[CentOS] x display issue

Mark Hull-Richter mhullrich at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 01:32:39 UTC 2007

On 6/5/07, Dave <dmehler26 at woh.rr.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>     I've got a new Centos5 install and got x installed with gnome on it. The
> problem is the display looks awful and keeps flickering. It failed the
> monitor probe and doesn't have horizontal and vertical refresh rates in the
> xorg.conf file. I believe this is part or all of the issue, i took it down
> to 8-bitt color and 800x600 resolution, that didn't help. The video card is
> an sis 741/760 AGP integrated job, the monitor has no designation, except
> compaq. Does anyone know how i can find the values i need?

I've had pretty good luck using the generic settings for my monitor
(it's an Envision with a funky manufacturer's name on the serial
number plate that isn't on the supported list), and even with generic
video card support.

Mark Hull-Richter
DATAllegro (www.datallegro.com)
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