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Any Sun hardware experts out there?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by Neil Derryberry, Sep 5, 2002.

  1. Neil Derryberry

    Neil Derryberry Hall Of Fame

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    I have a relatively simple problem, but the solution evades me.

    I have a Sun Ultra 1 machine with a TGX framebuffer (cgsix).
    Like a lot of people, I don't have a Sun-branded monitor laying around with a 13w3 connector on it, so I bought a adapter to let me use a VGA monitor. I come to find out that the default screen resolution for this framebuffer is 1152x900 @66Hz. I haven't found a PC monitor yet that will support that. I've seen some methods for changing the resolution of the framebuffer, but none so far that worked. Any ideas?
     
  2. RJS1111111

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    Either get a Sun monitor,
    or replace your Sun with
    something better.

    I can give you some
    ideas for something
    better, if you like.
     
  3. James_F

    James_F Damn you woman! DBSTalk Gold Club

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    Its your lucky day. I had the same problem about 2 years ago. These are the monitors I'm running:

    2 Viewsonic PS790 connected to a Sparc 20 and two Princeton EO75's on Sparc 10s. I used the connectors provided by Viewsonic.
     

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