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Re: monitor detection maybe not working

On Sat, 02 Jul 2011 12:23:34 -0700, Paul Scott wrote:

> On 07/02/2011 02:05 AM, Camaleón wrote:
>> On Fri, 01 Jul 2011 13:22:02 -0700, Paul Scott wrote:
>>> I'm running sid.
>>> My monitor stopped going to the correct resolution some upgrades ago. 
>>> I have an
>>> nVidia Corporation NV18 [GeForce4 MX - nForce GPU] (rev a3).
>> Which VGA driver are you using?
> Whatever nvidia-kernel-dkms left me with.  Is there an easy way to tell
> which driver is active?

You can look at Xorg logs, for instance:

grep -i nvidia /var/log/Xorg.0.log

Or you can ask lspci:

lspci -v | grep nvidia
>> Nvidia closed driver provides "nvidia-settings" app to manage the
>> basics of the card.
> Running this now gives me a dialog box which tells me I am not using the
> NVIDIA X driver and that I should run nvidia-xconfig.  This tells me I
> need to fix xorg.conf which I will do later today.

Oops. That can be cause of the wrong resolution :-?



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