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Old 04-23-2004, 04:17 PM   #1
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XF86Config & Screen Resolution help...


xI got a new to me monitor, its a 21 inch crt. I have been trying to get 1280x1024 resoltuion and I cannot get it to work. best I can get is 1024*764,

Video = GeFroce 2
Monitor = HP A4331D

Here is my XF86Config file...

Code:
Section "Module"
    Load        "dbe"  	# Double buffer extension
    SubSection  "extmod"
    EndSubSection
    Load        "type1"
    Load        "speedo"
#    Load        "freetype"
#    Load        "xtt"
     Load       "glx"
#    Load       "dri"

EndSection
Section "Files"
    RgbPath	"/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/"
    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
#    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType/"
#    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/freefont/"
    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier	"Keyboard1"
    Driver	"Keyboard"
    Option "AutoRepeat" "500 30"
    Option "XkbRules"	"xfree86"
    Option "XkbModel"	"pc102"
    Option "XkbLayout"	"us"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier	"Mouse1"
    Driver	"mouse"
    Option "Protocol"    "IMPS/2"
    Option "Device"      "/dev/mouse"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
   Identifier "HP A4331D"
	VendorName "HP"
	ModelName  "A4331D"
	HorizSync 30 - 121
	VertRefresh 48 - 80
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier	"Standard VGA"
    VendorName	"Unknown"
    BoardName	"Unknown"
    Driver     "vga"

EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier  "GeForce2"
    Driver      "nvidia"
    Option	"NvAGP" "2"
    VideoRam    32768
    # Insert Clocks lines here if appropriate
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier  "Screen 1"
    Device      "GeForce2"
    Monitor     "TekBright"
    DefaultDepth 16

    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       8
        Modes       "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        ViewPort    0 0
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       16
        Modes       "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        ViewPort    0 0
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes       "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        ViewPort    0 0
    EndSubsection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier  "Simple Layout"
    Screen "Screen 1"
    InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
    InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection
any ideas??

EDIT: Also xf86config does not work for me any more.. its been about 4-5 months since I have used it but it has worked?? I get command not found when trying to run it.

Last edited by trey85stang; 04-23-2004 at 04:19 PM.
 
Old 04-23-2004, 09:42 PM   #2
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Re: XF86Config & Screen Resolution help...

Quote:
Originally posted by trey85stang


Section "Monitor"
Identifier "HP A4331D"
VendorName "HP"
ModelName "A4331D"
HorizSync 30 - 121
VertRefresh 48 - 80
EndSection

The above looks completely wrong for your monitor.

According to HP your monitor is:

H Freq/ V Freq: 30-82khz / 48-150 hz
 
Old 04-25-2004, 12:23 PM   #3
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Re: Re: XF86Config & Screen Resolution help...

Quote:
Originally posted by huntz
The above looks completely wrong for your monitor.

According to HP your monitor is:

H Freq/ V Freq: 30-82khz / 48-150 hz
I changed the settings but the I get the same results...

Does anyone know how I can get xf86config back?? I searched the machine for it and it is not there???
 
Old 04-25-2004, 12:45 PM   #4
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Re: Re: Re: XF86Config & Screen Resolution help...

Quote:
Originally posted by trey85stang
Does anyone know how I can get xf86config back?? I searched the machine for it and it is not there??? [/B]
Hi trey85stang

That problem happen to me from time to time, a way to go around the problem will be to jump to an other directory i.e.:
Quote:
# cd /
# xf86config

or

# cd /src
# xf86config
Try to jump around to different places I'm sure it will start a last thing will the removal of your existing XF86-installation and re-installation by means of pkgtool.

/tungsten
 
Old 04-25-2004, 12:50 PM   #5
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Re: Re: Re: Re: XF86Config & Screen Resolution help...

Quote:
Originally posted by tungsten
Hi trey85stang

That problem happen to me from time to time, a way to go around the problem will be to jump to an other directory i.e.:


Try to jump around to different places I'm sure it will start a last thing will the removal of your existing XF86-installation and re-installation by means of pkgtool.

/tungsten
Thanks for the suggestion... but it does not seem to be working for me... I have one more thing that I have found out. I would like to add to this post before reintalling X...

My edited XF86Config file is not being used. I switched my nvidia driver to nv in the config.. and the nvidia module still continues to load (I get the nvidia splash screen). So I checked the XFree86.0.log file.. and it is loading all the settings from my old config???

I went as far as rm'ing all the XF86Config files from /etc/X11 and yet startx continues to load with no problem???

anyone have any ideas what is going on??
 
Old 04-25-2004, 12:57 PM   #6
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Sounds tricky,

I'm not so happy with Nvidia either as they make a lot of trouble. BTW let us know your soulution on this problem

/tungsten
 
Old 04-25-2004, 01:06 PM   #7
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ok.. problem resolved... it turns out I installed xorg at some point.. It was not useing XF86Cong.. I was using xorg.conf made all the changes to xorg.conf and it worked perfectly
 
  


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