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After Xfree version 4 was released, they decided that a new config file should be used so it doesnt conflict with earlier X versions (well its a bit more complicated than that but yoy get the point)
Now many distros ignore this since you're anyway gonna use only one version of X at a time, so they just use the standard XF86Config, but Red Hat for some strange reason, decided to use XF86Config-4 file instead the standard one. This confused the hell out of many people. So in other words you are editing the wrong file, try hacking XF86Config-4 instead and see if it works.
For completeness, I've solved the problem. I've now got a working XF86Config-4 file that configures X at 1024x600 on my 320CT - it's been tested under Mandrake 9 and Red Hat 8. It's a bit lengthy to print here, but if anyone with a 320 wants a copy, mail me on davee at excite dot com.