Force refresh rate?

Mike White lists1 at
Tue Nov 9 08:36:58 UTC 2004

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto wrote:
> Values for HorizSync and VertRefresh rate can't be changed arbitrarely.
> For 1280x1024 at 75Hz you need at least:
> HorizSync 30-85
> VertRefresh 50-75
> probably the -85 needs to be increased. Keep an eye oin 
> /var/log/XFree86.0.log
> that will tell what the video card "thinks" about the monitor.

Ah ha!  That was it.  I looked at another config file for this monitor 
from another install and copied the HorizSync and VertRefresh values.  I 
didn't know HorizSync was relevant to the realized refresh rate.


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