Well I am about to give up on this one now.....
The only reason I use Windows is because I need to watch DVD's on a TV which
I hook up to a second PCI card, old (ati Lt pro) , and has a TV out in
addition to normal VGA connector.
My Gentoo box ..... Gentoo 2005 (Kernel 2.6.11-r11) . Xorg 6.8.2
Now the default ati drivers .... monitor works , TV screen is Garbled. Did
lotsa fidgeting with Vertical and Horizontal refresh rates + options in
xorg.conf ...nothing seems to work.
However ... i popped in a knoppix 3.6 live CD, Just to check out what
1. Nothing .... again the garbled screen.
2.I passed vsync=60, hsync =30 at boot time and presto...... the display was
On closer inspections, I notice that knoppix's using XFree86 4.x. How on
earth???? Should I downgrade???
Any help ?