Go Back   nV News Forums > Linux Support Forums > NVIDIA Linux

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-17-08, 03:11 AM   #1
sunnyplain
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 3
Unhappy can't set resolution to be 800x600

At first I declare that my operating system is Linux FC6, and the vedio card is GeForce 7600, the vedio card's driver is "NVIDIA-Linux-x86-169.09-pkg1.run".

I can't set the resolution to be 800x600 if I use my LCD monitor MAYA(TFT1980), if I do this, the monitor will give out a information "Input is not supported". If I use another LCD monitor ViewSonic VE7200mb and set the resolution to be 800x600, the whole screen becomes total black. But if I use other resolution, for example, 640x480, 1027x768, 1280x1024, the two LCD monitor is normal. And if I use a very old CRT monitor SAMSUNG SyncMaster 550s, it's ok for all resolution.

Because I am working with a game library ClanLib recently, and I found that I can't make the window generated by ClanLib( is similar to the window generated by OpenGL) to be fullscreen, so I add following block to the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
Load "extmod"
Load "fbdevhw"
Load "glx"
Load "record"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"
EndSection

and the problem is resolved. I do this according to the post http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...63#post1230463.

The log file in the attachment is generated when I am using the LCD monitor MAYA(TFT1980) and set the resolution to be 800x600.
Attached Files
File Type: log nvidia-bug-report.log (131.3 KB, 121 views)
sunnyplain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-08, 08:45 AM   #2
lloeki
Arch Linux
 
lloeki's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 122
Default Re: can't set resolution to be 800x600

Try to disable DynamicTwinView and look at the output of 'xrandr' in a console to see what is the real vertical refresh rate of the 800x600 resolution. No need to actually switch to 800x600, you can do so anytime as it will just print a list of available resolutions and freqs.

Then you can try Option "ModeValidation" "DoubleScanPriority" to change the order of frequencies.

See the README for details and explanations of these options.
lloeki is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
8800 GT and Ubuntu - Plymouth low resolution legluondunet NVIDIA Linux 3 06-24-12 03:22 PM
Opinions on 1280x1024 resolution skipparoo NVIDIA GeForce 7, 8, And 9 Series 103 06-22-12 11:38 PM
Stubborn screen res problem Alpsoandso NVIDIA Linux 6 05-03-12 06:00 PM
My UT2003 Tweak Guide DXnfiniteFX Gaming Central 48 10-30-02 11:59 PM
30.82 and 40.41 resolution + monitor OSD. Max3D NVIDIA Windows Graphics Drivers 2 09-05-02 02:15 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1998 - 2014, nV News.