General :: Input Signal Out Of Range Change Settings To 1280*1024-60Hz?

Mar 31, 2010

i have both windows XP and suse linux installed in my hp pc with monitor HPL1710. when i in stalled Scientific LInux (cern) in the unallocated space using default partirtion it is in stalled. unfortunatately i have choosen the screen resolution to be 1600*1400. So when i try to reboot it says:


Input signal out of range change settings to 1280*1024-60Hz I have no idea what to do ? I dont find any scientific linux sub forum . so i am sending the thread here.

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Apr 28, 2011

I just installed Ubuntu Natty on my desktop which uses an nVidia GeForce 7+ chipset. After installing Ubuntu, I noticed that when the GRUB boot menu should show up, my monitor says "Input signal out of range, change settings to 1600 x 900 - 60Hz", and it stays that way until the Ubuntu desktop shows up. The Ubuntu desktop shows up just fine. It's just that GRUB and Plymouth don't show up and my monitor gives me the aforementioned message.Here's my xorg.conf configuration after I ran the nVidia X Server Settings app:

# nvidia-settings: X configuration file generated by nvidia-settings
# nvidia-settings: version 270.29 (buildd@allspice) Fri Feb 25 14:42:07 UTC 2011
Section "ServerLayout"


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I recently installed Fedora 12 -- a brand new install, not an upgrade. The system was previously using Fedora 11 without any problems. Fedora 12 installed without any issues, and I haven't really done any customization to it. I am running KDE. The system is hooked up a KVM switch.

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I have a HP w1907 monitor and when I boot my PC and get to BURG, the monitor shows the the "input signal is out of range" and to change settings to 1440 x 900 and 60 ghz. This message won't go away until I select an OS to boot. The message blocks the the center of BURG where I select the OS but I can still select the Os although the image is partly blocked by the "Input Signal Out of Range" message. Using BURG-Manager I set the Resolution to 1440 x 900 but I still get the message.

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I'm using Fedora 13 , wireless card:Intel 512AN_MMW kernel version: below is my problem: when i finished install F13,i can use Wireless card surfing internet i have multiple ap's , and if the ap set with same ssid and different channel, i can roaming between ap's if i'm accessing the internet ,
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The machine does have a crap internal mic built in to the screen bezel. If I do either of the above commands, they both work correctly. The stereo VU shows the same activity for both channels.

The machine is a Eee 1015PED, which has Intel integrated sound. Something probably insignificant is that the mic has a 1/4 inch mono plug, and to get it to plug into the Eee, I needed to get a 1/4 female to 1/8 male adapter. The mic's 1/4 plug is mono (duh) and therefore two-conductor, but the adapter I got is stereo, or three conductor (L, R, GND). I don't know if this is tripping something in hardware to tell it it's stereo or something.

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