[Nouveau] GeForce FX5200 dual DVI & Samsung 204b

Francisco Jerez currojerez at riseup.net
Thu Sep 30 03:41:10 PDT 2010

Pekka Paalanen <pq at iki.fi> writes:

> 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.
Before doing that, can you try latest git again? I pushed a patch
yesterday that may help with it.

> Preferrably, use the simplest setup that fails:
> - only one monitor physically connected
> - the following xorg.conf:
And use "drm.debug=4" in your kernel command line, that should tell you
what timings are being used exactly.

> Section "Device"
> Identifier "n"
> Driver "nouveau"
> Option "ModeDebug" "true"
> EndSection
> Thanks.
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