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Re: FC5 laptop install; incorrect graphics driver



On Tue, 2006-05-02 at 01:53 +0200, Colin Brace wrote:
> On 5/2/06, Colin Brace <cb lim nl> wrote:
> 
> > Is there some config program I should run?
> 
> OK, I see where, system-config-display.
> 
> It is excruciating to do run a GUI program since there is no visible
> mouse pointer and the screen redraw is messed up.
> 
> Alas, it doesn't offer the resolution of the laptop screen, ie,
> 1200x800. So I try 800X600, but things are still screwed up.
> 
> Bah, this is really irritating; FC3 and FC4 installed fine on this
> laptop, as did Ubuntu. :(
> 
> --
>   Colin Brace
>   Amsterdam
> 
In your xorg.conf, in the section "Screen", add a mode for 1200x800 like
this. It might work.


> Section "Screen"
>        Identifier "Screen0"
>        Device     "Videocard0"
>        Monitor    "Monitor0"
>        DefaultDepth     16
>        SubSection "Display"
>                Viewport   0 0
>                Depth     16
>                Modes    "1200x800" "800x600" "640x480"
>        EndSubSection
> EndSection


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