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Old 03-10-2004, 03:29 PM   #1
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Achieving 1024x768 on GeForce 2


Hello guys...

I've configured my XF86Config to X work in 1024x768, but when I start X, the resolution gets back to 800x600.

I'm running a kernel module to configure de nVidia driver.

My refresh paterns are correcttly.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 03:37 PM   #2
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I you run KDE have you tried

MENU- settings - control center -Peripherals - Display

I've found that it works fine.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 03:57 PM   #3
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As long as you have a driver that gets you into X (3d hardware acceration is another thing), then its a matter of getting the right settings in your /etc/X11/XF86Config file. In the "Screens" section, there will be a subsection for each display depth, in those subsections you will find "Modes", this is the order of the resolutions that X (the gui server) will try to display--in the subsection example below the "1280x1024" will try to load up first then "1024x768" and so on...


Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubsection


So for you, you will want to make sure that "1024x768" is the first on the list.

Oh and by the way the driver that comes with slack for nvidia (the nv driver) is OK for 2d but you will want to go to nvidia's site and use their driver for 3d


Have fun
 
Old 03-10-2004, 09:11 PM   #4
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Try a lower depth.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 10:55 PM   #5
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not sure if the default color depth play a part here. 24bits will yield a diff resolution vs 16bits?
 
Old 03-11-2004, 07:37 PM   #6
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I'm new to Slackware, so I am hesitant to suggest what to do but, I also have a video card that uses the GeForce 2 chipset. My computer uses the GeForce 2 MX 400 and I orignally had trouble changing the resolution to higher than 1024 x 768. I finally was able to change the resoluiton to 1200 x 1024 which was what I wanted.

I recently posted a question about not being able to set my resolution higher than 1024x768. One of the things I did was use the nv driver, I was originally using the default vesa driver. It is now listed in my F86Config file. Below is a link to my post, it may or may not be related to the problem you are having.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=151343
 
  


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