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This explains how to get the 23" Apple Cinema Display working by configuring your xorg.conf. The native resolution of the 23" display is 1920x1200

Contents

Nvidia configuration with nv driver

Monitor Section

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier      "Apple Cinema Display"
    HorizSync	     28-96
    VertRefresh     43-60
    Option	     "DPMS"
    Modeline        "1920x1200" 155.0 1920 1984 2016 2144 1200 1203 1206 1212 -HSync +Vsync
EndSection

Device Section

Section "Device"
    Identifier "Card0"
    Driver     "nv"
    BusID      "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Screen Section

Section "Screen"
    Identifier   "Default Screen"
    Device       "Card0"
    Monitor      "Apple Cinema Display"
    DefaultDepth 24
    SubSection "Display"
        Depth    24
        Modes    "1920x1200" "1680x1050" "1400x1050"
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Nvidia configuration with nvidia driver

Monitor Section

Section "Monitor"
   Identifier      "Apple Cinema Display"
   HorizSync       28-96
   VertRefresh     43-60
   Option          "DPMS"
EndSection

Device Section

Section "Device"
   Identifier "Card0"
   Driver "nvidia"
   BusID  "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Screen Section

Section "Screen"
    Identifier   "Default Screen"
    Device       "Card0"
    Monitor      "Apple Cinema Display"
    DefaultDepth 24
    SubSection "Display"
        Depth    24
        Modes    "1920x1200" "1680x1050" "1400x1050"
    EndSubSection
EndSection

ATI configuration

This is a config for an Apple 23" Cinema Display attached to a Dell Latitude 810 with an ATI Mobility Radeon X600. Note - there is no console output, only X output. The monitor has DVI only, so a port replicator for the laptop is used.

Monitor Section

Section "Monitor"
 Option       "CalcAlgorithm" "XServerPool"
 DisplaySize  305 230
 HorizSync    30-81
 Identifier   "Monitor[0]"
 ModelName    "Apple Cinema Display"
 Option       "DPMS"
 VendorName   "Apple"
 VertRefresh  56-76
 UseModes     "Modes[0]"
EndSection

Modes Section

Section "Modes"
 Identifier   "Modes[0]"
 Modeline      "1920x1200" 154.00 1920 1976 2008 2080 1200 1203 1209 1235 +hsync +vsync
EndSection

Screen Section

Section "Screen"
 DefaultDepth 24
 SubSection "Display"
   Depth      15
   Modes      "1920x1200" "1900x1200" "1600x1200" "1680x1050" "1600x1024" "1600x1000" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1440x900" "1280x960" "1366x768" "1280x800" "1152x864" "1280x768" "1024x768" "1280x600" "1024x600" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480" 
 EndSubSection
 SubSection "Display"
   Depth      16
   Modes      "1920x1200" "1900x1200" "1600x1200" "1680x1050" "1600x1024" "1600x1000" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1440x900" "1280x960" "1366x768" "1280x800" "1152x864" "1280x768" "1024x768" "1280x600" "1024x600" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480" 
 EndSubSection
 SubSection "Display"
   Depth      24
   Modes      "1920x1200" "1900x1200" "1600x1200" "1680x1050" "1600x1024" "1600x1000" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1440x900" "1280x960" "1366x768" "1280x800" "1152x864" "1280x768" "1024x768" "1280x600" "1024x600" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480" 
 EndSubSection
 SubSection "Display"
   Depth      8
   Modes      "1920x1200" "1900x1200" "1600x1200" "1680x1050" "1600x1024" "1600x1000" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1440x900" "1280x960" "1366x768" "1280x800" "1152x864" "1280x768" "1024x768" "1280x600" "1024x600" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480" 
 EndSubSection
 Device       "Device[0]"
 Identifier   "Screen[0]"
 Monitor      "Monitor[0]"
EndSection

Device Section

Section "Device"
 BoardName    "ATI MOBILITY RADEON X600 (M24 3150)"
 BusID        "1:0:0"
 Driver       "fglrx"
 Identifier   "Device[0]"
 Option       "FSAADisableGamma" "no"
 Option       "CapabilitiesEx" "0x00000000"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosY0" "0.000000"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosX3" "0.000000"
 Option       "mtrr" "off"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosX4" "0.000000"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosY1" "0.000000"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosY2" "0.000000"
 Option       "ForceGenericCPU" "no"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosX5" "0.000000"
 Option       "FSAAScale" "1"
 Option       "GammaCorrectionI" "0x00000000"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosX0" "0.000000"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosY3" "0.000000"
 Option       "no_accel" "no"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosY4" "0.000000"
 Option       "FSAACustomizeMSPos" "no"
 Option       "UseFastTLS" "0"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosY5" "0.000000"
 Option       "FSAAEnable" "no"
 Option       "BlockSignalsOnLock" "on"
 Option       "GammaCorrectionII" "0x00000000"
 Option       "KernelModuleParm" "locked-userpages=0"
 Option       "Capabilities" "0x00000000"
 Option       "no_dri" "no"
 Option       "VideoOverlay" "on"
 Option       "PseudoColorVisuals" "off"
 Option       "StereoSyncEnable" "1"
 Option       "UseInternalAGPGART" "no"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosX1" "0.000000"
 Option       "Stereo" "off"
 Option       "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
 Option       "FSAAMSPosX2" "0.000000"
 Option       "ScreenOverlap" "0"
 Option       "CenterMode" "off"
 Screen       0
 VendorName   "ATI"
EndSection
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