[kwlug-disc] Confession (DVI)

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Mon Mar 8 14:39:54 EST 2010


On Mon, 8 Mar 2010, Richard Weait wrote:

> Sorry I'm so late for our appointment.  I'll just sit here on the couch.
>
> Okay.  This has been eating me up.  I'll just say it.
>
> I've never successfully used a DVI cable on my computers.  There. It's
> out.  The words are laying on the ground like dust.
>
> I'm expecting:
> - unplug working video card -> vga cable -> vga monitor input
> - connect same video card-> DVI-D cable -> DVI input on same monitor
> - video works
>
> What I'm getting:
> - unplug working video card -> vga cable -> vga monitor input
> - connect same video card -> DVI-D cable -> DVI input on same monitor
> - Monitor says, "check video cable" in an accusing manner.

 hmmmmmmm ... getting DVI output ... i vaguely remember a problem like
that ... oh, right:

http://linux.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/Fedora/2008-10/msg02132.html

rday




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