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Old 02-21-2005, 02:10 PM   #1
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Unable to Increase Monitor Resolution


Hi All:

Have searched from yesterday for a solution no luck so far. My problem is this:

WANT TO INCREASE DISPLAY RESOLUTION FROM THE 800 X 600 SETUP.

I have a NVIDIA GeForce FX5200XT AGP Display Card. Have installed latest driver and it is fine so far. Have ran GPL Graphics test.

Monitor is NOT detected. This is a TFT-LCD from Samsung model 174v.

I am running Red Hat Enterprise v4 AMD 64 flavor.

Have tried editing xorg.conf and adding the refresh data for the monitor and the 1024 x 768 resolution.

Result: IT CRASHED X System.

Could a kind soul with a driver and monitor similar and running the 2.6 kernel post hist xorg.conf setting for reference???

Thanks!.
 
Old 02-21-2005, 02:47 PM   #2
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Did you use this
30-85 for horz
56-75 for vert
 
Old 02-21-2005, 03:03 PM   #3
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Yes. The dpms settings is the same for LCD's?

Thanks for replying.

p.d.
BTW there seems to be a problem with the nvidia driver because after installed fined the first time. I uninstalled and reinstalled after the x system crash. Now it gives an error message

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Old 02-21-2005, 03:07 PM   #4
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Post your /etc/X11/xorg.conf
 
Old 02-21-2005, 06:26 PM   #5
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Hi:

Well. I managed to fix the problem. BUT, I have another one.

Now I have even greater resolutions available. I might have been confused somehow by the gui tabs.

Anyway, to debug the situation I edited the /etc/inittab to run level 3 so IF I mess sometime I can fix. Level 3 leave you at the # prompt user have to type STARTX to get into the gui.

My problm NOW is I am receicing:

(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA Kernel module!

HOWEVER, IF I do a:

# modprobe nvidia

The driver initializes!

and with STARTX I have the GUI working nicely even the glxgears from a terminal works!

Problem is nvidia files are not being created at /dev

Have to search now for this one. Any idea will be appreciayed!

Thanks!

p.d.
After fixing this I just need to edit the inittab for runlevel 5 to get the GUI in the boot sequence. BTW. horz was 30 to 81.

Last edited by latino; 02-21-2005 at 06:41 PM.
 
  


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