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Re: nvidia driver kernel 2.6.9 667



On Sun, 2004-11-07 at 02:04 -0400, Ricardo Veguilla wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-11-06 at 23:38 -0600, W. Guy Thomas wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-11-07 at 01:17 -0400, Ricardo Veguilla wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2004-11-07 at 01:13 -0400, Ricardo Veguilla wrote:
> > > > On Sat, 2004-11-06 at 23:01 -0600, W. Guy Thomas wrote:
> > > > > now if I could only get to 1600x1200!
> > > > > 
> > > > > xorg.conf follows:
> > > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > Section "Monitor"
> > > > > 	Identifier   "Monitor0"
> > > > > 	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
> > > > > 	ModelName    "LCD Panel 1600x1200"
> > > > > 	HorizSync    31.5 - 90.0
> > > > > 	VertRefresh  60.0 - 60.0
> > > > > 	Option	    "dpms"
> > > > > EndSection
> > > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > If you know your monitors supports that resolution, add 
> > > > 
> > > > Option      "IgnoreEDID" "true"
> > > > 
> > > > to the "Device" section, and it should work. 
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > Ok... I don't know why I quoted the "Monitor" section instead of the
> > > "Device" section.
> > > 
> > > Anyway, the instructions are correct, assuming a) the monitors supports
> > > the resolution, b) your are using the nvidia driver, c) the "Display"
> > > section is set up correctly.
> > > 
> > >   
> > > Regards,
> > > -- 
> > > Ricardo Veguilla <veguilla hpcf upr edu>
> > 
> > last question, I *know* this box is supposed to do that 1600 res, but I
> > have never seen it...if I add this line am I liable to do any damage?
> > 
> I guess it could damage your monitor/display (assuming it doesn't really
> support that resolution) but, I really don't know. In my case, I know my
> monitor accepts that resolution because a) it works with the xorg
> drivers, b) it works in Windows with the Nvidia drivers.
> 
> Regards,
> -- 
> Ricardo Veguilla <veguilla hpcf upr edu>
> 

thanks, it didn't work, I got a double split screen so I'm guessing that
even though this model laptop will do 1600, the nvidia drivers just
aren't there yet.

thank you so much for all the input tonite.

-- 
=Guy
00:39:42 up 12 min, 2 users, load average: 0.47, 1.74, 1.30


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