Ubuntu upgrade broke my resolution setup and I can't get it back!
misc at daminator.com
Sat May 3 08:36:14 UTC 2008
Karl Larsen wrote:
> damian wrote:
>> My projector was a pain in the ass to set up. It literally took me
>> months of coming back to it on and off to get the resolution I wanted.
>> I finally got a xorg file that worked just right, and then upgrading
>> to 8.04 of ubuntu seems to have completely broken my display.
>> I've attached a copy of the old xorg file that I've been using fine in
>> the past. Is there anything in here that would break 8.04, but work
>> fine in 7.10? I've also attached the current xorg.conf which the
>> system has modified during my efforts.
>> Also (this could be the cause of the problem), the nvidia drivers
>> don't seem to like me in 8.04. I've always used Envy yo install my
>> driver and it's worked flawlessly. I'm trying to use EnvyNG in 8.04,
>> but it's struggling. If I try to install 169.12, it crashed every
>> time. It seems to install 96.43.05 ok, but I can still only get
>> 800x600 when I use the old xorg file.
>> I tried uninstalling all drivers and just enabling the Ubuntu
>> restricted driver. It didn't like that, and too me to a low resolution
>> I'm now running without any 3d acceleration at 800x600. Any ideas what
>> could be going on? By the way, I have a FX5200 card.
> The working xorg file in 7.10 should work fine in Hardy. Try it. You
> can't break a thing.
That's not working for me. Maybe the driver just isn't installing
properly for some reason?
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