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Old 01-15-03, 04:55 AM   #2
LordMorgul
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First verify that your monitor is configured correctly, with the proper refresh rates listed in the config file.

Then the format of the file for changing resolutions is:

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "NVIDIA GeForce 4 ti4400"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "2048x1536" "1600x1200" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "2048x1536" "1920x1440" "1600x1200" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection

If this is done, and the monitor is capable of the highest res, it will use the highest res in the DefaultDepth Display SubSection. The important thing is that if your monitor cant handle the res (even if linux THINKS your monitor cant handle the res) it will go down until it finds one you can use. So if the scan ranges are wrong for your monitor it will not load certain resolutions and refresh rates.
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