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Old 09-09-2005, 10:40 AM   #1
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I am running fedora 4 and it will not let me go into any resolution size except for 800 x 600. I cant seem to find a driver for this monitor. it is a tatung c5m. Does anyone know how I can make this go into a higher res?
 
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Have you configured a proper driver for your video card? What kind of video card do you have?
 
Old 09-09-2005, 11:55 AM   #3
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the video card is a geforce 4 mx440 8x agp and it picked it up at installation. I looked for drivers for this monitor I cant even find windows drivers. what can I do?
 
Old 09-10-2005, 01:16 AM   #4
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What size is this monitor?

The only reference I could find was for a Tatung C5M 15" monitor. Although my old 14" could run 1024x768, we have another 14" here that will only do 640x480. If it's a 15" monitor, it may be that 800x600 is the best it will do.

If you know for sure it can do 1024x768 or the monitor is expendable, you could try adding a suitable ModeLine in your xorg.conf or XF86Config.
# Use of incorrect modelines could cause permanent damage to some
# older monitors - you have been warned!
ModeLine "1024x768@53Hz" 55 1024 1048 1208 1264 768 776 784 817
 
  


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