[TAG] Radeon 7500 PCI Card Monitor Autodetect - My Solution
cgianakop at 1stconnect.com
Fri Feb 6 04:33:33 MSK 2004
On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 04:48:52AM +0100, Robos wrote:
> On Tue, 03.02.04, Chris Gianakopoulos <cgianakop at 1stconnect.com> wrote:
> > Hello Gang, how are all of you?
> Hi Chris
> > I picked up an ATI Radeon 7500 PCI card last month to use in my Linux
> > machine. A lot of the time, (noting that my login is console based rather
> > than GUI based), when I launched X, I would get an indication that no
> > monitor could be found. My card has an S-video connector, a panel connector
> > (the big rectangular thing), and a VGA connector. My monitor is connected
> > to the VGA connector.
> By the last sentence you mean in reality (IIRC): the _second_ vga connector.
> The first "device" is the panel connector (dvi) which can become a vga
> connector with an adapter (cheap to have everywhere). The signal quality on
> that is in most test far better than that what the second vga spits out.
Hi there. Good to hear from you. Hmmm. Indeed you are right about the
connectors. I didn't know that about the signal quality. I'll have to check
> Ah, and to the other replies: glxgears is not really an indication of what
> the graphics card is capable of! By any means! Rather use some demo proggy
> like quake3 in demo mode or some screensaver or something.
Cool. I noticed that torcs runs a little choppy compared to the nvidia
card though. Still though, I'll heed your advice about the glxgears thing.
I'm kinda new to this 3D stuff. I had no idea that so much OpenGL stuff
> [snip of other solution]
> > Regards,
> > Chris G.
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