Still trying to get to 1680x1050 WAS: Upgrade to 8.04 stuck in 800x600
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Oct 20 19:20:28 UTC 2008
On 10/20/2008 06:06 AM, Frank McCormick wrote:
> Replying to my own mail here :)
> I tried adding the scanning freqs to the config file but the best
> success I have had is by running the server with the -configure setting.
> It used DDC to find the monitor type...the highest resolution it will
> give me is 1600x1200..still can't get the monitors native resolution
> 1680x1050. In addition running at 1600x1200 gives me a screen thats too
> big to fit the monitor and so I have to scroll the screen to see
> everything. In addition the screen is a little distorted with circles
> squashed into egg shapes.
> Xfix from the recovery boot is useless -- it gives me 640x480 and 800x600!!
The only other thing that I can think of is to try default depth at 16
vs 24 to see if that makes a difference.
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