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Re: setting display resolution higher than 800*600 not possible with ELSA Gloria Synergy



On Thu, 2004-12-09 at 09:04 +0100, Thomas Butterstein wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I installed Fedora Core yesterday and I changed the system settings to
> represent my system configuration (monitor, graphics card). The driver for
> my ELSA Gloria Synergy however does not allow me to set any resolution
> higher than 800*600, although in Red Hat Linux 9 I was able to work with a
> reaolution of 1600*1200 at 64k colours with 85Hz. The generic 3Dlabs
> Permedia driver shows the same behaviour. In RedHat 9, I was able to select
> the amount of display RAM on the graphics adapter. This is not possible with
> the one included in FC3. My idea is that maybe the settings for my monitor
> are not correct. I selected my monitor from the list, but FC3 does not show
> any details (vertical and horizontal frequency range) about the monitor as
> RH9 did. Any ideas how to solve this? Is there a generic monitor device
> which can be set up with the correct frequency values suiting my monitor's
> capabilities? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!
> 
> Regards
> 

I see this all the time when the monitor is not properly detected and
configured.  Since my monitor is older and is not auto configured, I
simply set it as a generic CRT with the appropriate resolution and then
all the appropriate resolutions are available.

> Thomas
> 
> 


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