Laptop TFT screens and X config file

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Laptop TFT screens and X config file

Postby alloydog » Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:19 am

On this old Compaq Armada 110, it has a screen described in the manual as a
14.1-inch, SXGA, CTFT (1024 × 768) display.

On all the distributions I have run, they seem to select "generic" settings such as:
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HorizSync   28.0 - 96.0 # Warning this may fry old Monitors
VertRefresh  50.0 - 75.0 # Very conservative. May flicker

I have searched, but cannot find and specific values for TFT screens for laptops. Are they "generic" or are they like montiors and should have make/model specific vaules?
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RE: Laptop TFT screens and X config file

Postby nelz » Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:23 am

Most distros have options like "LCD 1024x768", as does xorgconfig. The Monitor section on my laptop only has

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "Monitor Model"
Option "DPMS" "true"
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