[K12OSN] desktop resolution issue

Gideon Romm ltsp at symbio-technologies.com
Thu Feb 23 15:27:48 UTC 2006

Also, you may also need to experiment with adjusting the:


parameter in lts.conf to get an appropriate horizontal sync for your
laptop's screen.  Sometimes the default horizontal sync range is too low
to achieve the appropriate resolution at the given vertical refresh rate
on certain monitors.

Something like:  X_HORZSYNC = "30-70" 
is a good start.  Checking the User's manual for the laptop is even
better - sometimes the wrong sync frequency can cause damage to the


On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 07:54 +0530, Sudev Barar wrote:
> On 2/23/06, Paul VanGundy <vangundypw at sau14.k12.nh.us> wrote:
> > Probably a typo. I've never heard of a 1064x768 resolution or anyone
> > using it. If you force 1064x768, which you can in lts.conf, it would
> > yield a poor screen resolution (if your monitor/video card and even
> > show/push that).
> [SNIP]
> I do not that particular hardware but make sure for running 1024x768
> that the vid memory is at least 2MB (2048kb) Some tme you have to
> allocate this in BIOS or plug it in vid cards.
> --
> Sudev Barar
> Learning Linux
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