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gil 09-03-03 02:26 AM

video shifted right on main screen
 
On a Toshiba 1955-s805 Laptop the video is shifted to the right when running the nv driver. I have tested this with and without the modeline being commented in. With and without the 2nd screen attached. I've attached my XF86Config file. Any ideas or help much appreciated.

-Gil

:~> cat /etc/X11/XF86Config
# /.../
# SaX generated XFree86 config file
# Created on: 2003-05-14.
#
# Version: 4.7
# Contact: Marcus Schaefer <sax@suse.de>, 2002
#
# Automatically generated by [ISaX] (4.7)
# PLEASE DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE!
#

Section "Files"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/URW"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/PEX"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2/misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2/75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2/100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin7/75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/baekmuk:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/japanese:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/kwintv"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/truetype"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/uni:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/ucs/misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/ucs/75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/ucs/100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/hellas/misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/hellas/75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/hellas/100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/hellas/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/sgi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/xtest"
InputDevices "/dev/ttyS0"
InputDevices "/dev/ttyS1"
InputDevices "/dev/ttyS2"
InputDevices "/dev/ttyS3"
InputDevices "/dev/ttyS4"
InputDevices "/dev/ttyS5"
InputDevices "/dev/ttyS6"
InputDevices "/dev/ttyS7"
InputDevices "/dev/ttyS8"
InputDevices "/dev/psaux"
InputDevices "/dev/logibm"
InputDevices "/dev/sunmouse"
InputDevices "/dev/atibm"
InputDevices "/dev/amigamouse"
InputDevices "/dev/atarimouse"
InputDevices "/dev/inportbm"
InputDevices "/dev/gpmdata"
InputDevices "/dev/mouse"
InputDevices "/dev/usbmouse"
InputDevices "/dev/adbmouse"
InputDevices "/dev/input/mice"
InputDevices "/dev/input/event0"
InputDevices "/dev/pointer0"
InputDevices "/dev/pointer1"
InputDevices "/dev/pointer2"
InputDevices "/dev/pointer3"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
Option "AllowMouseOpenFail"
Option "RandR" "on"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
Load "type1"
Load "speedo"
Load "freetype"
Load "extmod"
Load "glx"
Load "v4l"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Driver "Keyboard"
Identifier "Keyboard[0]"
Option "MapName" "Standard Keyboard [ pc104 ]"
Option "Protocol" "Standard"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
EndSection


Section "InputDevice"
Driver "mouse"
Identifier "Mouse[1]"
Option "Device" "/dev/pointer1"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "on"
Option "Name" "Autodetection"
Option "Protocol" "ps/2"
Option "Vendor" "Sysp"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Driver "mouse"
Identifier "Mouse[3]"
Option "Device" "/dev/pointer0"
Option "Name" "Autodetection"
Option "Protocol" "imps/2"
Option "Vendor" "Sysp"
EndSection


Section "Monitor"
Option "CalcAlgorithm" "CheckDesktopGeometry"
DisplaySize 320 240
HorizSync 30-82
Identifier "Monitor[0]"
ModelName "1280X1024@70HZ"
#Option "DPMS"
VendorName "Iiyama LCD"
VertRefresh 54-70
#UseModes "Modes[1]"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
#Option "CalcAlgorithm" "CheckDesktopGeometry"
DisplaySize 320 240
HorizSync 30-82
Identifier "Monitor[1]"
ModelName "1280X1024@70HZEXT"
Option "DPMS"
VendorName "Toshiba LCD"
VertRefresh 54-70
#UseModes "Modes[0]"
EndSection

Section "Modes"
Identifier "Modes[0]"
# Modeline "1280x1024" 102.24 1280 1296 1552 1736 1024 1024 1033 1070
#Modeline "1280x1024" 119.28 1280 1216 1472 1736 1024 1024 1035 1070
#Modeline "1024x768" 61.19 1024 1040 1216 1400 768 768 775 802
#Modeline "1024x768" 65.0 1024 1048 1184 1344 768 771 777 806 -hsync -vsync
EndSection

Section "Modes"
Identifier "Modes[1]"
# Modeline "1280x1024" 102.24 1280 1296 1552 1736 1024 1024 1033 1070
#Modeline "1280x1024" 119.28 1280 1296 1552 1736 1024 1024 1035 1070
EndSection

Section "Screen"
DefaultDepth 16
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1280x1024"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024"
EndSubSection
Device "Device[0]"
Identifier "Screen[0]"
Monitor "Monitor[0]"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
DefaultDepth 16
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1280x1024"
EndSubSection
Identifier "Screen[1]"
Device "Device[0]"
Monitor "Monitor[1]"
EndSection

Section "Device"
BoardName "GeForce4 440 Go"
BusID "1:0:0"
Driver "nvidia"
#Driver "nv"
Identifier "Device[0]"
Option "HWcursor"
Option "IgnoreEDID" "1"
#Option "CrtcNumber" "1"
#Option "CrtcNumber" "0"
Screen 0
Option "Rotate" "off"
Option "TwinView" "1"
Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "30-82"
Option "SecondMonitorVertSync" "54-70"
Option "MetaModes" "1280x1024, 1280x1024"
#Option "ConnectedMonitor" "CRT, DFP"
#Option "NoTwinViewXineramaInfo" "1"
VendorName "NVidia"
EndSection

#Section "Device"
# BoardName "GeForce4 440 Go"
# BusID "1:0:0"
# Identifier "Device[1]"
# Driver "nvidia"
# Option "HWcursor"
# #Option "IgnoreEDID" "1"
# Screen 1
# Option "Rotate" "off"
# VendorName "NVidia"
#EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Layout[all]"
InputDevice "Keyboard[0]" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse[1]" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Mouse[3]" "SendCoreEvents"
Option "Clone" "off"
Option "Xinerama" "off"
Option "AllowMonLocalXvidtune" "on"
Screen "Screen[0]"
Screen "Screen[1]" leftOf "Screen[0]"
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Group "video"
Mode 0660
EndSection

gil 09-03-03 02:27 AM

looks like its shifted right about 20 - 30 pixels

PennyM 09-04-03 06:51 AM

Hi,

From the header of your Config file, I see that you are using SuSE.
In the new versions of SaX there is the option to move and resize your screen with some mouseclicks.

Just exit all XServers and type as root: sax2

I hope that this will work.
If you don't have SuSE or an older SaX there is the program called xvidtune which looks a bit old-fashioned but works well.
You can start this program e.g. from a console window when you are working in X.
The problem about this program is that it (I think so) doesn't save the values. You have to edit the XF86config file by hand.


Hope that helps and sorry for my miserable English

Ben
:afro:

gil 09-04-03 03:27 PM

Sax and XVidtune don't move the screen any. I am loathe to run Sax because I am running two monitors and it was pretty tricky to get dual monitor support to work with the nvidia driver. Any idea which parameters get changed in the XF86Config file, so that maybe I could just tweak them by hand?

Thanks,

-Gil

PennyM 09-07-03 02:24 PM

Maybe you could make a backup of your XF86Config and config your screens separately with xvidtune.

I guess these lines are the key.
You can uncomment one of these and enter the values xvidtune shows up. AFAIK

Section "Modes"
Identifier "Modes[0]"
# Modeline "1280x1024" 102.24 1280 1296 1552 1736 1024 1024 1033 1070
#Modeline "1280x1024" 119.28 1280 1216 1472 1736 1024 1024 1035 1070
#Modeline "1024x768" 61.19 1024 1040 1216 1400 768 768 775 802
#Modeline "1024x768" 65.0 1024 1048 1184 1344 768 771 777 806 -hsync -vsync
EndSection

Section "Modes"
Identifier "Modes[1]"
# Modeline "1280x1024" 102.24 1280 1296 1552 1736 1024 1024 1033 1070
#Modeline "1280x1024" 119.28 1280 1296 1552 1736 1024 1024 1035 1070
EndSection


Sorry for so less information, but at the time i haven't got so much time. Try a search-engine and enter xvidtune modlines


HTH

Ben


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