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Old 12-11-05, 06:43 PM   #1
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Default Odd resolution on primary monitor

Hi there, new to the site and fairly new to Linux at home, although I use it exclusively at work.

First my config - I have a Dell M70 laptop with a WUXGA (1920x1200) and a Quadro FX Go 1400. I also have a Dell 2405FPW 24 inch wide flat panel plugged into the analog port (the digital port is only available as a 200 pound add-on).

The problem I am having is that after using the nvidia-xconfig utility to enable Twinview, I have both screens running at 1920x1200, except my primary screen (the 2405FPW) isn't using the whole screen. It seems to be running at the correct resolution except that the on-screen image is squashed horizontally and there is about 3 inches of space at the left side of the screen that is not accessible and not being used. The display on the screen attached to my laptop lid is fine.

Here's the relevant section of my xorg.conf. I was messing around in it before the latest driver was released, so I imagine my problem is something I did if it's not something I forgot to do.

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    VendorName     "Monitor Vendor"
    ModelName      "DELL 2405FPW"
    DisplaySize     520    330
    HorizSync       30.0 - 81.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 76.0
    ModeLine       "DELL1920" 193.2 1920 2048 2256 2592 1200 1201 1204 1242 -hsync +vsync
    Option         "dpms"

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Videocard0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "Videocard vendor"
    BoardName      "NVIDIA Quadro FX (generic)"

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Videocard0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "HorizSync" "CRT-0:30-81; DFP-0:31.5-90"
    Option         "VertRefresh" "CRT-0:56-76; DFP-0:60-60"
    Option         "TwinView" "True"
    Option         "TwinViewOrientation" "RightOf"
    Option         "UseEdidFreqs" "True"
    Option         "MetaModes" "1920x1200, 1920x1200"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Viewport    0 0
        Depth       16
        Modes      "1920x1200" "800x600" "640x480"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Viewport    0 0
        Depth       24
        Modes      "1920x1200" "1920x1200" "1680x1050" "1600x1200" "1400x1050" "1280x960" "1280x800" "1280x1024" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
Thanks so much in advance...been waiting a good while to be able to run this correctly.

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