Wanted: 2560x1600

Michael R. Head burner at suppressingfire.org
Thu Aug 16 04:30:08 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 17:36 -0400, Michael S Peek wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've got a user with a Dell 3007WFP-HC monitor capable of 2560x1600.  
> Same user has an nVidia Quadro FX 550 with 128MB of ram.
> The nvidia-settings tool won't let us do anything more than 1280x800, 
> although the card touts that it can do 2048x1536.
> Does anyone have any clues as to why this would be?

Check in the xorg.conf and remove any resolution-specifying lines such
 Modes           "1600x1200" "1280x1024" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600"
"720x400" "640x480"

I don't know if this'll help you, but it's solved problems I've had with
resolution limitation.

Also, are sure you're using the restricted driver for nvidia cards?
(probably since nvidia-settings is working, but it's worth double

> Thanks in advance,
> Michael
Michael R. Head <burner at suppressingfire.org>

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