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Re: Trouble getting my screen resolution correct.



> On Sat, Apr 06, 2002 at 11:47:54AM -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:
>> 
>> <snip>
>> 	DefaultDepth 24
>>         SubSection "Display"
>>                 Depth           24
>>                 Modes           "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600"
>>         EndSubSection
>> <snip>
>> 
>> 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?

It looks like maybe the color depth is too high for it.  You can run 

startx &> startxlog 

and examine startxlog to see if modelines are getting tossed out for some
reason that relates to the monitor specs not being enough, but you might
find that you get the resolution if you put the Depth down to 16.  While you
are at it check that your Monitor horiz and vert are right.

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Anita
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