Updated card - lower resolution

Jonathan Wheare jonathan.wheare at flinders.edu.au
Mon Jan 22 05:10:22 CST 2007

Brian Astill wrote:
> I had a faulty Nvidia card and replaced it with an updated version 
> The Monitor is LG Flatron T910B, auto-detected correctly as:
> (**) NV(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
> (II) NV(0): T910B: Using hsync range of 30.00-98.00 kHz
> (II) NV(0): T910B: Using vrefresh range of 50.00-160.00 Hz
> (II) NV(0): Clock range:  12.00 to 350.00 MHz
> So - WHY can I go no higher than 1200x1024, when the system is 
> capable of 2048x1536?  I really want a "mere" 1600x1200.
> Both XF86Config and xorg.conf list 1600x1200 as one of the "modes"
> Help would be appreciated.  I'm using Ubuntu Dapper with KDE 
> added.

Is there anything about edid in the xorg log?  The newer cards will
interrogate the monitor and only allow the modes that it claims it can
display.  Adding Option "*NoEDID*" "TRUE" will override this.


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