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Old 01-19-2008, 01:57 PM   #1
richard.green.a
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Question Compaq Armada graphics issue


I have Slackware on a Compaq Armada 1700. Everything is OK except when I start X only about half of the 14" screen is used.
The install set the resolution to 800X600 60HZ.
According to the specs this laptop can handle 1024X768 24-bit 16million colors.
I have tried playing with xorgconfig, but NO luck.
According to a spec sheet the graphics adapter is trident cyberblade.
Any suggestions?
dick green
 
Old 01-19-2008, 07:44 PM   #2
richard.green.a
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Lightbulb Fixed it

I solved my problem by manually editing xorg.conf file as follows:

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# Begin /etc/X11/xorg.conf
# Modified: January 19, 2008

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "X.org Configured"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
RgbPath "/usr/lib/X11/rgb"
ModulePath "/usr/lib/modules"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/misc/"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/TTF/"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/Type1/"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/"
# FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/CID/"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "extmod"
Load "glx"
Load "dri"
Load "dbe"
Load "record"
Load "xtrap"
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Compaq LCD"
ModelName "Armada 1700"
HorizSync 28-50

EndSection

Section "Device"
### Available Driver options are:-
### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz"
### [arg]: arg optional
#Option "Linear" # [<bool>]
#Option "NoAccel" # [<bool>]
#Option "HWclocks" # [<bool>]
#Option "SWcursor" # [<bool>]
#Option "HWcursor" # [<bool>]
#Option "STN" # [<bool>]
#Option "UseModeline" # [<bool>]
#Option "Stretch" # [<bool>]
#Option "LcdCenter" # [<bool>]
#Option "MMIO" # [<bool>]
#Option "SuspendHack" # [<bool>]
#Option "FixPanelSize" # [<bool>]
#Option "18BitBus" # [<bool>]
#Option "ShowCache" # [<bool>]
#Option "ShadowFB" # [<bool>]
#Option "Rotate" # [<str>]
#Option "SetMclk" # <freq>
#Option "FPClock8" # <freq>
#Option "FPClock16" # <freq>
#Option "FPClock24" # <freq>
#Option "FPMode" # [<bool>]
Identifier "Card0"
Driver "chips"
VendorName "Chips and Technologies"
BoardName "F65555 HiQVPro"
BusID "PCI:0:8:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Card0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 16
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 16
Modes "1024x768"

EndSubSection
EndSection
# End of /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Last edited by richard.green.a; 01-19-2008 at 07:47 PM.
 
  


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