[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Extending the size of my display

On Tuesday 10 May 2005 11:39, Darryl Pierce wrote:
> On 5/10/05, Thomas Amm <thomas.amm@ax11.de> wrote:
> > > My laptop (Toshiba Satellite 2430-S255) display can do 1024x768.
> > > However, I have it connected to a monitor most of the time which can
> > > handle higher resolutions. I would like to configure it so that I can
> > > increase the resolution when connected to the monitor and then
> > > decrease it when I'm disconnected. However, no matter how I configure
> > > the display, it always goes to just 1024x768.
> >
> > So _how_do_you_ configure it?
> I have my system using the nVidia module for Xwindows. As for
> configuring it, I used dpkg to install/configure the system and don't
> touch xf86config/xf86cfg at all.
> > Are there any hints in /var/log/XFree86.0.log ?
> Dunno. What should I be looking for?

Anything with a warning or error - usually more modelines are specified in the 
config, but are suppressed by X for various reasons.

The options you specify in the configure script would be helpful (maybe 
extract that portion of /var/cache/debconf/config.dat and send it here).

Reply to: