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I recently set up my hard drive to dual boot PC Linux .92 and Windows XP. I must say it was a easy install, even for me who is a complete noob.
However for PC Linux, the resolution gives me two options, 800x600 and 1024x768, but only 800x600 works. Im used to 1024x768 from Windows and when I set display to that it has it split. When I say split I mean the left side of the display is on the right side of the monitor, and the right side is wrapped around to the left side of the monitor. How can I fix this?
My video is onboard on a Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe, if that helps any. I have not changed any settings or messed with the kernel for anything. Im too much of a noob to even now how to do that. I ask that when you do respond please answer in very simple terms so a real noob like me can understand them. Thanks
Don't know why it's doing that, but often that type problem can be fixed at the monitor. Try looking if there are menu buttons on your computer monitor. Look around the menu and there's often a way too slide the screen back and forth in that little menu. Try just sliding it back that way. Not the greatest, most elegant solution, but it might work.
Here are the different sections. The horizontal freq of my monitor is 31.5 to 60 so that part is correct. When I use 1024x768 it doesnt just wrap around my screen it also cuts off some of the display like the bottom menu bar.
Thanks for all your help, I figured out what was causing it. I had PC Linux .92 on my hd at the time of this error so I booted to PC Linux .93 on the live cd and compared xorg.conf files and I saw a difference. PC Linux .93 lets me run in 1024x768 whereas .92 keeps me stuck in 800x600. The difference in the files which I assume was causing the resolution problem is below. This is what was in the .93 file under device, compare that to the device section from the .92 file above.