[rescue] Ultra 10/ Creator3D Series 3 and HP LCD

J. Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at mac.com
Tue Jul 13 14:25:28 CDT 2004

>>> I'm having trouble getting my newly acquired 20" HP LCD to sync with my
>>> Ultra 10/440.  Neither the ffb's 1600x1200x60 or 1600x1200x60d settings
>>> seem to work.  I have also tried 1600x1200x75, but that failed, as
>>> expected.
>>> Is it possible to use custom modelines in Solaris?  I know that I can
>>> compile my own X11R6, but I do not want to go that far if I can avoid it.
> If you run the framebuffer tool (ffbconfig?) inside a text session with the
> LCD panel attached/powered on, it will list all the modes supported by the LCD
> and the framebuffer - find two that match, and force the card to that.
> That is roughly how I got my off-brand CRT to work with my Ultra 5 and its
> built-in PGX24 framebuffer... The creator should work similarly, but may
> require a different command.

Yeah, that's a good suggestion.  However, since I am using a Raritan 
keyboard/video/mouse adapter, the sense is lost.  I was about to fall 
back to the PGX24 onboard for a trial, but would much prefer to get the 
Creator working (obviously).


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