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Re: Trouble getting my screen resolution correct.

On Sat, 06 Apr 2002 11:47:54 -0800, Steve Juranich wrote:

>I'm having trouble getting my screen resolution set correctly.  The relevant 
>part of my /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file says:
>	DefaultDepth 24
>        SubSection "Display"
>                Depth           24
>                Modes           "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600"
>        EndSubSection
>But I can't get the 1280x1024 resolution at all.  It defaults to 1024x768, and 
>by hitting <ctrl><alt><kp_+> I cycle through 1024x768, 800x600, and 600x400.  
>WTF?  Are the changes supposed to go somewhere else now?

Had the same prob with PoS i810 on board video.  Changing the default
depth to 16 bpp both allowed the 1280x1024 resolution and sped up
redrawing the screen.  Since I don't do critical color work, 64K colors
are plenty for me :-)
It is interesting to note that as one evil empire (generic) fell,
another Evil Empire (tm)  began its nefarious rise. -- me
Coincidence?  I think not.

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