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Old 06-26-2009, 02:18 AM   #1
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Unhappy Screen resolution x_x

I cant seem to change my screen resolution. I'm running Debian Etch PPC on my Wii, and I've tried changing /etc/X11/xorg.comf numerous times and went through the setup too. It always stays at 640 x 480. Also, because I am using a TV as my monitor, the bottom and top of the screen gets cut off, and i cant see the toolbar. :S


Here is my current xorg config file:
# /etc/X11/xorg.conf (xorg X Window System server configuration file)
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
# Edit this file with caution, and see the /etc/X11/xorg.conf manual page.
# (Type "man /etc/X11/xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
# package.
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following command:
#   sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

Section "Files"
	FontPath	"/usr/share/fonts/X11/misc"
	FontPath	"/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc"
	FontPath	"/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic"
	FontPath	"/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic"
	FontPath	"/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/:unscaled"
	FontPath	"/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
	FontPath	"/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/:unscaled"
	FontPath	"/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
	FontPath	"/usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1"
	FontPath	"/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
	FontPath	"/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi"
	FontPath	"/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi"
	FontPath	"/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi"
	FontPath	"/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi"
	# path to defoma fonts
	FontPath	"/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType"

Section "Module"
	Load	"dbe"
	Load	"ddc"
	SubSection  "extmod"
		# Option    "omit xfree86-dga"
		# Option    "omit XFree86-VidModeExtension"
	Load	"freetype"
	Load	"dri"

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier	"Generic Keyboard"
	Driver		"kbd"
	Option		"CoreKeyboard"
	Option		"XkbRules"	"xorg"
	Option		"XkbModel"	"pc104"
	Option		"XkbLayout"	"us"

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier	"Configured Mouse"
	Driver		"mouse"
	Option		"CorePointer"
	Option		"Device"		"/dev/input/mice"
	Option		"Protocol"		"ImPS/2"
	Option		"Emulate3Buttons"	"true"

Section "Device"
	Identifier	"Wii Graphics Card"
	Driver		"cube"

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier	"Wii Monitor"
	Option		"DPMS"
	HorizSync	14-38
	VertRefresh	49-61
	Modeline "pal_50" 23.72 640 656 720 800 576 577 580 593 -HSync +Vsync
	Modeline "ntsc_60" 23.72 640 656 720 800 480 577 580 593 -HSync +Vsync

Section "Screen"
	Identifier	"Default Screen"
	Device		"Wii Graphics Card"
 	Monitor         "Wii Monitor"
	DefaultDepth	16
	Subsection "Display"
			Depth 16
			# Modes	"ntsc_60"
			# Modes "pal_50"
			Modes "1024x768"

Section "ServerLayout"
	Identifier	"Default Layout"
	Screen		"Default Screen"
	InputDevice	"Generic Keyboard"
	InputDevice	"Configured Mouse"

Section "DRI"
	Mode	0666
Even after i change it to 1024x768, it is still 640x480 :S
Old 06-26-2009, 04:44 AM   #2
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	Modeline "pal_50" 23.72 640 656 720 800 576 577 580 593 -HSync +Vsync
	Modeline "ntsc_60" 23.72 640 656 720 800 480 577 580 593 -HSync +Vsync
That tells that your monitor support resolutions 640x480 at 50 and 60Hz

If your monitor supports 1024x768 at 50Hz, add this modeline (make sure your TV does indeed support this resolution first):
Modeline "1024x768_50.00" 51.89 1024 1064 1168 1312 768 769 772 791 -HSync +Vsync
For 60 Hz,
Modeline "1024x768_60.00" 64.11 1024 1080 1184 1344 768 769 772 795 -HSync +Vsync

Last edited by Agrouf; 06-26-2009 at 04:51 AM.


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