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Old 04-03-2005, 12:57 PM   #1
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Distribution: Slackware 10.2
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VGA force to use 1024 X on laptop?

I have installed slackware on my laptop, and for some reasons it wont accept more than 800X600 resolutions,
I have opened the vi/etc/X11/xorg.conf file

# Screen sections
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of screen sections may be present.  Each describes
# the configuration of a single screen.  A single specific screen section
# may be specified from the X server command line with the "-screen"
# option.
Section "Screen"
    Identifier  "Screen 1"
    Device      "VESA Framebuffer"
    Monitor     "My Monitor"

# If your card can handle it, a higher default color depth (like 24 or 32)
# is highly recommended.

#   DefaultDepth 8
#   DefaultDepth 16
   DefaultDepth 24
#   DefaultDepth 32

# "1024x768" is also a conservative usable default resolution.  If you
# have a better monitor, feel free to try resolutions such as
# "1152x864", "1280x1024", "1600x1200", and "1800x1400" (or whatever your
# card/monitor can produce)

    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       8
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       16
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       32
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

But on my settings i can only change to 800X600 and less than than not higher.. How can I force it to use 1024, what would happen if i remove the "800x600" "640x480" and keep the 1024 only, I know for fact that i wouldn't find any update drivers for my laptop i have check toshiba website.....
Old 04-03-2005, 03:33 PM   #2
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What make and model is that Tosh, do you have a
figure for the video RAM available?



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