OT: do Dell E172FP flat panel displays work w/o hassle on linux?

Phillip Cockrell pcockrel at rackspace.com
Wed Apr 28 10:28:01 CDT 2004

I've got two of these 17" dell monitors on my desk at home running dual head on
Gentoo on an nvidia card. They work like a charm...


Quoting Tom Georgoulias <tom.georgoulias at freescale.com>:

> This is slightly off-topic, but there are enough smart Linux on Dell
> users that I thought I'd ask anyway in the event someone can give me a
> quick answer.
> I'm considering buying a flat panel display for my home computer and the
> Dell E172FP 17" LCD has caught my eye.  Should I expect any gotchas in
> trying to get it set up (using Red Hat 9 or Fedora Core 1), or will it
> just work out of the box and easily get 1280x1024 with my Radeon 7500
> graphics card?  I noticed that Dell is offering that model with systems
> that are certified to run RHEL3 WS, so my current line of thinking is
> that it should work just fine.
> Thanks for any help.
> Tom
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