xorg.conf vs KDE reported resolution.
geekboy at angrykeyboarder.com
Fri Oct 6 20:21:52 UTC 2006
I've had this problem in the past with Dapper but was able to somehow
fix. it I don't seem to be having the same luck in Edgy.
When I set up xserver-xorg (i.e. sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg) I
specifically tell it to only use 1280x1024 resolution @ 60Hz.
However after restarting X or rebooting completely KDE reports my
resolution at 75Hz and doesn't give me an option to switch to 60Hz.
My LCD TFT Display has an optimal resolution of 1280x1024 @ 60Hz. That's
where I'd like it. It does make a significant difference, especially
when it comes to the readability of text.
As of this writing the monitor is reporting an H Frequency of 79KHz and
a V Frequency of 75 Hz ( know these translate somehow to the 60/75Hz
but I don't know the "formula").
My xorg.conf file shows:
I don't really understand those numbers, but nevertheless KDE reports
my resolution at 75Hz and doesn't give me an option to switch to the
60Hz setting that i specified when running "sudo dpkg-reconfigure
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