LCD is flickering, intel driver ignoring modeline? getting headache...

Florian Mickler florian at
Thu Sep 13 10:29:46 PDT 2007

On Thu, 13 Sep 2007 18:07:17 +0600
"Alexander E. Patrakov" <patrakov at> wrote:

> Florian Mickler wrote:
> > Hi all!
> > 
> > Since the upgrade to newest xorg release my lcd is flickering. it
> > seems that the intel-driver is using a 30hz-mode.
> Is it flickering even if nothing changes on the screen?
It is like looking at a CRT at 60Hz... on white and black it is not that
noticeable.. really annoying and noticeable is it in green and gray
areas... (like this mail-clients borders and menues or xfreecells

> > i have tried many things but can not get it to stop flickering...
> Have you tried changing the refresh rate? Most LCDs like 60 Hz, not
> 75.
there is no difference between xrandr -r 30, 60 and 75...
it does performe the modechange but the flickering is still there... 

for the record: i'm using an fujitsu siemens lifebook e4010


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