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Old 05-16-2002, 03:15 AM   #1
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Question Resolution & Refreshrate in XFree86 4.2


Hey folks,

How do i set the Resolution & Refreshrate in XFree86 4.2?
In earlier version of X i could set all modes i would like to have in the config file, but that seems to be gone....

I'd like some help here... This 640x480@60Hz is really killing me... I know the CTRL+ALT+numadd combi, but it takes ages to find the good mode, and its gone when i reboot X.

Greetzz,
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Old 05-16-2002, 04:02 AM   #2
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you'll still have that file_ /etc/X11/XF86Config or mabye add a -4 on the end if you are using that file instead.
 
Old 05-16-2002, 04:46 AM   #3
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Arrow ??

That's not what i mean... Ofcourse I have the file. It's just that I can't find the section which describes the resolutions X can choose from. And i would like to set X to always set mode 1024x786x24bitsx80Hz. How do I do that?
I would like to set it manually rather than running XF86Config which kills me asking twohundredandsixty questions...

CathodioN.

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Old 05-16-2002, 04:54 AM   #4
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well if it's not in that file what IS? at the bottom you should have a section like:
Section "Screen"
Identifier "screen1"
Device "SiS 6326 1"
Monitor "monitor0"
DefaultColorDepth 16
Subsection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x400"
ViewPort 0 0
EndSubsection
Subsection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "800x600" "640x480"
ViewPort 0 0
EndSubsection
Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
ViewPort 0 0
EndSubsection
EndSection

that's what defines the resolutions. maybe if you're stuck on a low res it's some default configuration, in which case you DO want to reconfigure it again.
 
Old 05-16-2002, 05:24 AM   #5
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Talking Yeah that's it!

yeah that's it. It only have these lines:

Quote:
Section "Screen"
Identifier "screen1"
Device "SiS 6326 1"
Monitor "monitor0"
I'll add the others too... thanks for replying!

CathodioN.
 
Old 07-12-2002, 06:01 PM   #6
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my monitor is blinkin instantly and u said something about ctrl+alt+numadd combi?
can u explain a litle more a bout it.
it culd help me a bit.
 
  


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