Re: Livna nVidia problems...

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Chris Jones:
>> I had a similar problem with the refresh rates as you seem to have. I found
>> that whilst the nv driver found all the modes my screen can support just
>> fine, the nvidia driver (I have to use the 1.0-71xx driver since my card is
>> quite elderly) did not. The problem for me was the driver was not getting the
>> horizontal and vert frequencies correctly, and default to very safe values...
>> This can be easily fixed by supply your own. Add a section like

Lonni J Friedman:
> This is inaccurate.  The driver always tries to obtain the correct
> information from the EDID in your display device.  Now if your display
> device has no EDID, or the EDID is broken in some way, then the driver
> is going to fall back to safe defaults, which can still be overridden.

There has to be more to it than just the monitor, as other things (prior
releases) managed to work out how they should be using the monitor
without a fight.  But this combination didn't work well.

(This box runs FC7, my others still run FC 4, 5, 6, & CentOS 5.0, in
 case that's important to the thread.)

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