[Nouveau] GeForce FX5200 dual DVI & Samsung 204b

Pekka Paalanen pq at iki.fi
Wed Sep 29 09:31:36 PDT 2010

On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 18:17:25 +0200
Grzesiek Sójka <pld at pfu.pl> wrote:

> I'm completely lost at the moment so let me start from the
> beginning. First thing is that everything works fine with Nvidia
> binary drivers, which means that hardware is rather OK. After
> loading of the nouveau.ko the monitor connected to DVI-I-1 goes
> to the standby mode. I do not know if the head is turned of or
> maybe some kind of rates are too high/low. I was trying to play
> with video=DVI-I-1: with different modes and switches (M/R/D/e)
> and nothing. At the some time (after loading nouveau.ko) the
> monitor connected with the DVI-I-2 starts to blink. And again I
> was playing with the video=DVI-I-2:??? and nothing. I thought
> that maybe after starting the xorg I will get the proper image at
> both monitor. Unfortunately - no success. According to the Xorg
> log file (Option "ModeDebug" "true") all the refresh rates are
> ok. Moreover I was trying to use different ModeLines and nothing.
> The X server claims that there are two monitor connected and
> working but the first one is in standby mode and the second is
> blinking. Any ideas?? If you need some more information please
> let me know.

Yes, the complete kernel and X logs, like I have requested twice before.
That is the minimum before anyone will seriously start looking into it.

Preferrably, use the simplest setup that fails:
- only one monitor physically connected
- the following xorg.conf:

Section "Device"
Identifier "n"
Driver "nouveau"
Option "ModeDebug" "true"


Pekka Paalanen

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