Screen Resolutions unavailable on Compaq EVO D510C
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Other than suggestions you might find via Google, how about downloading the latest knoppix and just copying over the config that uses. If I don't have the time to mess around with the config for a new install I'll often use knoppix in this way - its hardware detection and config is usually excellent...
Thanks for the suggestion. When in Knoppix, my resolution goes up to 1024x768. While this is a slight improvement, it's really not desired. I'd like to go up to 1280x1024. Also, I'd really have no idea where to start looking for X config... not that it matters.
When you're booting knoppix, hit [F2] (or maybe it's [F3], can't remember) to see the boot options - one of them is to choose the screen resolution, so you'd enter something like
To copy the xfree config, when booted into knoppix, open konqueror and go to /etc/X11. Copy the XF86Config-4 file to a floppy, or to your hard disk (you'll need to make it writable, first). Reboot into your usual distro and, as root, copy the new config to /etc/X11. Finally, log out and re-start X.
With any luck, you should have the screen resolution you want...