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Old 10-25-2003, 10:54 AM   #1
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S3 savage with Suse 8.2 problem

I installed suse 8.2 on Ibm Think Pad t20. Video is S3 Savage MX/IX.
Now it's 800X600.
The card support 1024X768.
I tried to search internet and understood that it's not easy task... please help...
I am very good with Windos driver installation )
Old 10-25-2003, 11:41 AM   #2
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He I had that same card before I upgraded to nvidia gf4.
Why can't you set the res. with sax2? What happens if you try?
In linux, you should in principle edit your "/etc/x11/xfconfig-4" file, but I recommend you use sax2 to do the job. Just type sax2 in an terminal. You should be logged in as root.
Old 10-25-2003, 12:17 PM   #3
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So cool! Thanks a lot.
with sax2 i changed monitor to LCD 1024X768 (was VESA by default)
And I change freq. using the notes below that I found on web.
All this perfectly help.

Important Note! The default configuration file created by "X -configure" assumes a very stupid monitor, capable of no more than 640x480 60Hz. On many laptops, this timing produces an unreadable screen. Before launching X, you should load your newly created XF86Config into an editor, find the "Monitor" section, and add these two lines before the EndSection:

HorizSync 30-70
VertRefresh 50-90


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