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Re: screen resolution



On Sun, 2006-09-10 at 17:09 -0400, Dylan Semler wrote:
> 
> 
> On 9/10/06, Phil Meyer <pmeyer themeyerfarm com> wrote:
>         Most good graphics drivers will ignore the settings for
>         resolution in
>         xorg.conf, and query the monitor itself.  Check
>         your /var/log/Xorg.log.0
>         file and search for 1920z1200.  You will see that it set the
>         default by
>         itself.
>  
> Well this wasn't the case at least as recently as fc3 or 4.  I had
> been running in 4:3 mode for a while as none of the guis had generic
> lcd screens for widescreen resulotion.  It wasn't until i finilaly
> figured out the xorg.conf stuff that I was able to use widescreen.
> 
Well here is a YMMV moment. I have configured my resolution on my laptop
to be 1920x1200 both in FC4 and FC5 and never once looked at xorg.conf.

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Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>


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