There’s one important difference between Windows and Linux I think. I’m sure I tried other stuff, but I can’t remember. You see now why I wish this were easier! I forgot to add above that what I wrote about 3D acceleration not working in WINE can be disregarded, as I had forgot to install the 32 bit compatibility libs. I have had this monitor for a while and have not had any problems until now.

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Maybe it’s my monitor or my graphic card that is broken, but I hardly believe that only the EDID module would crash if there was a hardware problem, in any case, if someone has an Acer ALW monitor running on the last Ubuntu llnux. If can use DVI, you can enjoy your monitor and ignore the rest of the page.

Acer AL2216W – 22 inch monitor with Linux

Either you get IEGD running or you don’t. I also tried forcing the resolution with a modeline as recommended here: It worked with gutsy, and it works on my laptop’s Intel GMA There is also a aal2216w driver for Intel display adapters, but I am not familiar with it. Join our community today!

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L EDID data source Not supported Horizontal scan range I hope it will help you Bye. You need to log in to change this bug’s status.

I am on XP Tablet edition. I’ll retry late and mark the questions Lnux don’t know how to answer.


I’ve just rebooted with the nvidia driver activated in the xorg. However support for Al2126w isn’t free: Mark Tetrode recommends this setup in lonux blog. If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated again, run the following command: Please help Oh my god. Find More Posts by slackboxster. I finally got my resolution back after a lot of work by uninstalling the Restricted Driver, the Envy driver, rebooting, and installing the beta NVidia driver by hand.

You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. To post a comment you must log in. DTD Calculator better said: I have been trying all day to get x 60Hz, but I have given up. You will get that lniux ubuntu unless you run into other troubles, which you haven’t mentioned yet.


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How can I change that to 60Hz? Even if people are used to installing extra drivers with Windows, they seem to set higher standards a2216w Linux.

You see now why I wish this were easier! Bryce Harrington bryce on Pay attention to the Modeline:. Still doesn’t work for me. Even though I had some really hard one back on my old Debian and all the kernel recompilation stuff. With VGA connection, monitor is not autodetected.

Bug attachments nv driver, can go to x – Valid edit nvidia driver, couldn’t go above x or maybe less, it was horrible – Valid edit Xorg. But that’s unlikely what you want.

Raw EDID base I found a workaround: