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Re: Very Noobie display question



On Monday 28 August 2006 02:52 pm, Jim Cornette wrote:
> Grumpy_Penguin wrote:
> > I have installed FC 6 test 2 [64-x86]
> > but am unable to get a resolution in my monitor
> >  ( LCD flat panel native rez 1024 x768)
> >  greater than 640x 480
> >
> > system
> > AMD 2.000 GHZ
> > 1024 MB ram
> > vidieo on board ATI 64 Mb *(shared)
>
> The xorg.conf for FC6 is a minimalistic version of the file and depends
> upon  probing the video card instead of specific entries regarding the
> display being used in the xorg.conf file. I have seen several instances
> of setups being broken because of the lack of display configuration used
> in the new style xorg.conf file.
>
> Basically, you need a screen section like below added to the config file
> in some cases. The below is only for something to compare as a template.
> Your resolutions might be different and probably are.
>
> Also, there is a list where it is more appropriate to ask questions for
> the test releases and development when there are no test releases
> ongoing. You can subscribe to the list and get input from those running
> the test versions and most likely encountered the problem before and
> solved it. Attaching to a bug with your symptoms or creating a bug
> report if none exist would most likely resolve the problem that you are
> getting.
>
> The link to the test list is below.
> https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-test-list
>
> Jim
>
> Section "Screen"
> 	Identifier "Screen0"
> 	Device     "Videocard0"
> 	Monitor    "Monitor0"
> 	DefaultDepth     24
> 	SubSection "Display"
> 		Viewport   0 0
> 		Depth     16
> 		Modes    "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
> 	EndSubSection
> 	SubSection "Display"
> 		Viewport   0 0
> 		Depth     24
> 		Modes    "1280x1024" "1152x864" "1152x768" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
> 	EndSubSection

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