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Re: PLEASE HELP - Video Resolution keeps changing



On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 9:22 AM, Jim <mickeyboa sbcglobal net> wrote:
> FC 8 KDE
> Using the nv or nividia driver,the Video resolution keeps changing after I
> set it in system-config-display to 1024x768.
> It always changes to higher resolution after rebooting box.
> I have four other new Linux users that are having the same problem, and they
> very unhappy with Linux because of this.
> What is causing this problem ??
> I use KDE and so does the other four new LInux users, and I can't update to
> FC 9 or 10 because KDE is so unstable.
>
> Below is xorg.conf
>
> # Xorg configuration created by system-config-display
>
> Section "ServerLayout"
>   Identifier     "single head configuration"
>   Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
>   InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
>   InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Files"
>   ModulePath   "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia"
>   ModulePath   "/usr/lib64/xorg/modules"
> EndSection
>
> Section "ServerFlags"
>   Option        "AIGLX" "on"
> EndSection
>
> Section "InputDevice"
>
>   # generated from default
>   Identifier  "Mouse0"
>   Driver      "mouse"
>   Option        "Protocol" "auto"
>   Option        "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
>   Option        "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
>   Option        "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
> EndSection
>
> Section "InputDevice"
>   Identifier  "Keyboard0"
>   Driver      "kbd"
>   Option        "XkbModel" "pc105"
>   Option        "XkbLayout" "us"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Monitor"
>   Identifier   "Monitor0"
>   ModelName    "LCD Panel 1024x768"
>   HorizSync    31.5 - 48.5
>   VertRefresh  40.0 - 70.0
>   ModeLine     "1024x768" 94.5 1024 1080 1176 1376 768 769 772 808 +hsync
> +vsync
>   Option        "dpms"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Device"
>   Identifier  "Videocard0"
>   Driver      "nvidia"
>   Option        "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Screen"
>   Identifier "Screen0"
>   Device     "Videocard0"
>   Monitor    "Monitor0"
>   DefaultDepth     24
>   SubSection "Display"
>       Viewport   0 0
>       Depth     24
>       Modes "1024x768"
>   EndSubSection
> EndSection
>
> Section "Extensions"
>   Option        "Composite" "Enable"
> EndSection
>
>
>
>
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Try creating an Xorg.conf from scratch (backup your existing config file):
   > Xorg -configure   ...note the name and location of the new file
   > Xorg -probeonly  ...test the new config file
read xorg's man page or search the web a bit.

~af


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