Problem with HP Elite L2201x Monitor

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Problem with HP Elite L2201x Monitor

Postby xcal on Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:46 pm

Recently acquired an HP Elite L2201x monitor (21.5-inch Diagonal Display). It does not work with my Linux Mint Box (on which I changed the OS to LMDE). Nothing shows up on the screen through boot up. The power light remains orange until at one point during shut down it does change to white momentarily, so it seems there is some communication between the computer and the monitor.

Output from the command "inxi -F" is:
System: Kernel 3.10-2-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit) Distro LinuxMint 1 debian
CPU: Dual core AMD G-T56N (-MCP-) cache 1024 KB flags (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4a ssse3 svm) bmips 6585.5
Clock Speeds: (1) 1650.00 MHz (2) 825.00 MHz
Graphics: Card Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Wrestler [Radeon HD 6320] X.Org 1.12.4 Res: 1280x1024@75.0hz
GLX Renderer Gallium 0.4 on AMD PALM GLX Version 3.0 Mesa 9.1.6 Direct Rendering Yes
Audio: Card-1 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Wrestler HDMI Audio driver snd_hda_intel BusID: 00:01.1
Card-2 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA) driver snd_hda_intel BusID: 00:14.2
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Version k3.10-2-amd64
Network: Card-1 Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter driver rtl8192ce at port 1000 BusID: 05:00.0
Card-2 Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller driver r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI at port 2000 BusID: 02:00.0
Disks: HDD Total Size: 250.1GB (3.7% used) 1: /dev/sda Hitachi_HTS54502 250.1GB
Partition: ID:/ size: 222G used: 8.8G (5%) fs: ext4 ID:swap-1 size: 8.16GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 61.4C mobo: N/A
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes 147 Uptime 1:30 Memory 603.9/7604.4MB Runlevel 2 Client Shell inxi 1.4.23


In chatting with someone, the edid.bin file was mentioned, but I have no idea how to do anything about that. I'm a novice with Linux but can follow instructions reasonably well.

Is there some way to get this monitor to work?

Thank you for your time.
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