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Old 02-17-2005, 08:13 PM   #1
xunil-nubee
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Sony LCD - too much virtual resolution


Hi Just bought a Sony SDM-HS73/---LCD and hooked it up to the SuSe 8.2.
Looks great, and works fine, but the computer thinks I bought a bigger screen. Way too far left and I have tried everything to fix it. From Virtual REs to screen size. All my setting appear to be correct.

Any help for a really green Linux user, most of y'all have problems w/LCDs, but I have not heard this one yet.

Thanks.
 
Old 02-17-2005, 10:37 PM   #2
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sounds like a problem in XF86Config or xorg.conf (depending which you're using). I'm assuming SUSE has some yast-ish way of editting those, but you should tell it to use the resolution that is native to your screen.
 
  


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