Re: 1400x1050 on Intel i852GM?
From: Ritesh Kumar (ritesh_at_cs.unc.edu)
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 12:53:43 -0400
Jesse F. Hughes wrote:
> Ritesh Kumar <email@example.com> writes:
>>Calculate a Modeline for your monitor and directly feed it in. If
>>that doesn't work try running a framebuffer and then your X over
>>it. How to calculate a modeline for you (say once you have got some
>>numbers from a framebuffer module) is given indetail in XFree
>>Documentation. Or, try to get hold of a person who has a similar
>>setup and get hold of his modeline!!
> Actually, I've tried some of this. We calculated a modeline and put
> it in the Monitor section, with the name "1400x1050". When we ran X,
> however, it still claimed that there was no mode with the name
> "1400x1050". I'm afraid I was bumfuzzled by that response.
> I'll keep trying the modeline option, but if I can't get X to
> recognize an explicit modeline in the monitor section, I'm not sure
> what options I have.
You could try looking out for a framebuffer for your chipset... that
would give you a lot more insight about what's happenning inside. Or
take a look at the specs (or probe using another OS which has better
drivers). How did you know what were the right numbers for your modeline?
-- Ritesh Kumar Graduate Student cs.unc.edu "The Difference between Insanity and Genius is nothing but of Success" -- Eliot Carver (Tommorow Never Dies)