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Old 08-02-07, 03:30 PM   #1
jphhughes
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Default 1680x1050 resolution?

Currently running Fedora 7 . I recently installed a new Samsung Monitor (SyncMaster 204BW 16:9) . I have an Nvidia FX-5200 graphics card and am running the current Nvidia driver(100.14.11). The monitor manual says the best resolution to run is 1680x1050. Unfortunately i cannot get the driver to display this resolution. So far the best I can get is 1280x1024. the problem with this resolution is that the icons are all stretched and look terrible . I have tried a mode line with the 1680x1050 resolution but it just seems to ignore it and use 1280x1024. So I would appreciate any help in getting the 1680x1050 resolution to work. Here is my xorg.conf file

# Xorg configuration created by system-config-display

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "single head configuration"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
ModulePath "/usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia"
ModulePath "/usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions"
ModulePath "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
ModelName "LCD Panel 1280x1024"
HorizSync 31.5 - 67.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 75.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1680x1050" "1280x1024"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Thanks for any help.
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