Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 33260
Compaq ProLiant 1600 X-windows fails to display
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:32:23 EDT
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The screen goes blank when the machine enters
the X-windows startup. It appears it simply has the
wrong setting, but when we run Xconfigurator, we
are able to sucessfully complete a test, but when
we actually install the new settings, the problem
We disabled the video card onboard, and
installed another video card. We expereienced
the same problem with it too.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Turn the computer on.
2. Wait for linux to boot.
3. Wait X-windows to come up.
Actual Results: Black screen.
Expected Results: Login prompt.
what video board are you attempting to use? What type of monitor are you
attempting to use?
The graphics card we're using is the 'well-known' Tseng Labs ET 6000.
The monitor is a 17" IBM C72, but there isn't an option for that in the
setup so I used the closest - IBM C70. I have also tried it with a 21" Dell
P991 monitor with the same results.
does it work properly if you do an Xconfigurator --preferxf3?
Please provide the requested information so that we can look into this
Closing bug due to lack of response.