Re: screen resolution
- From: Ric Moore <wayward4now@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2011 01:49:58 -0400
On Wed, 2011-04-06 at 17:12 +1200, chris wrote:
On Wed, 2011-04-06 at 00:33 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
On Sat, 2011-03-26 at 21:55 -0700, Knute Johnson wrote:<snip>
On 03/26/2011 09:50 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
On Sun, 2011-03-27 at 16:29 +1300, chris wrote:
and when I wrote out the xorg.conf file, it dutifully asked for my
passwd for permission to write the file. Bingo. Absolutely painless. Ric
No, I have not gotten it resolved. Health issues have gotten in the
I spent last week in a hospital in Richmond VA, looking for a blood
clot. The good news is that I don't have any. The bad news is that there
SHOULD be one, for my right foot toes to start turning black. Diabetes
is a royal bitch. Too bad I didn't have my computer with me, as I was
just loaded and giggling with Percoset. I had a great time with the
nurses, though. I hit the panic button on the MRI. You can't keep me
inside that sausage stuffer. Oh hell no... they would have to knock me
out the next time.
Also I suspect that the nvidea drivers are not comparable with the video
card. A geeforce fx500
I'm not finding that listed here. Please check, as this list should tell
you what driver version to use. The only 500 anything I see there is for
a Quadro 500. You might peek inside your machine, and do like I do, get
a magnifying lens to read that tiny script on the video card. Even my
damn computer is getting like me, old, busted and complaining. Nothing a
young woman wouldn't fix though. :)
Jockey wants to install the 173 driver, which then fails causes the
system to default into failsafe graphics and refuses to run x at all.
Not good. Give it a Percoset and it'll behave.
Needless to say grrrrrrrrr xp has no problem with this card, and runs at
the native resolution of 1600 x1200.
I have two systems running on this monitor, one is an hp workstation p4
with a sapphire radeon card which runs perfectly at native resolution.
Copying the simple xorg.conf across to the other system fails to make
I wish I could be of more assistance. Something is truly hammered as the
nvidia setup has, for the most part, "always worked for me <tm>". Is
Nouvou installed? I've had an occasion, back when, where it interfered
with my setup, so I have always un-installed it when it popped up in a
fresh install. Gotta have my 3D. :) Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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