Bug 109994 - GeForce MX 200 and Bridge Monitor BM17F
GeForce MX 200 and Bridge Monitor BM17F
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: Xconfigurator (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-11-13 14:43 EST by wouter van wijk
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:59 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-12-15 16:55:47 EST
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Description wouter van wijk 2003-11-13 14:43:21 EST
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Description of problem:
The XFree probe/Configurator doesn't recognise my combination of a
Bridge Monitor BM17F and a GeForce MX 200. I don't know much about
XFree, but in Red Hat 9 and in Knoppix 3.2, 3.3, I have to manually
fill in the drivers in the config-file, otherwise the system crashes
on boot. It must be something with the refresh-rate or so. For my
monitor it should be Horizontal 30-87 and vertical 50-160. This crash
occurs already with the Firstboot service.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RH9 on a system with the monitor and card
2. See it crashing

Actual Results:  Crash

Expected Results:  An usable screen

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2003-11-13 18:12:57 EST
The monitor should autodetect with DDC, however I can add it to our
database for manual configuration if it's missing.

I just did a quick google search and found the necessary settings:


Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2006-08-04 23:44:30 EDT
Red Hat apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We do want to
make sure that no important bugs slip through the cracks.

Red Hat Linux 7.3 and Red Hat Linux 9 are no longer supported by Red Hat, Inc.
They are maintained by the Fedora Legacy project (http://www.fedoralegacy.org/)
for security updates only. If this is a security issue, please reassign to the
'Fedora Legacy' product in bugzilla. Please note that Legacy security update
support for these products will stop on December 31st, 2006.

If this is not a security issue, please check if this issue is still present
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If you are currently still running Red Hat Linux 7.3 or 9, please note that
Fedora Legacy security update support for these products will stop on December
31st, 2006. You are strongly advised to upgrade to a current Fedora Core release
or Red Hat Enterprise Linux or comparable. Some information on which option may
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Any bug still open against Red Hat Linux 7.3 or 9 at the end of 2006 will be
closed 'CANTFIX'. Again, if this bug still exists in a current release, or is a
security issue, please change the product as necessary. We thank you for your
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