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Old 06-06-03, 06:13 PM   #1
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Default wxga 1280x800 display

i recently bought a dell D800 laptop with 15.4 WXGA 1280x800 DellSharp Wide Aspect Ratio FTF display, nVidia GeForce 4 4200 Go g card

but i cannot get the 1280x800 dispaly, only 800x600 and vesa card

the os is RH9

the question: what do i need to do in order to get 1280x800?
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Old 06-07-03, 03:22 PM   #2
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did you download and install the 4363 drivers?
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i installed 1.0-4363 and configured XF86config i.e. commented out load dri and changed nv to nvidia

when i start x, i can see the nvidia logo.
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Old 06-07-03, 05:22 PM   #4
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well you can either manually edit your XF86Config file and type in that resolution, or you can run the "xf86config" program from the console and go through the config step by step and let it write your XF86Config file for you..
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only type in the resolution does not work. i think that i need the modeline code. but cannot get it.
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Old 06-09-03, 05:04 AM   #6
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hi, incase any others have the same problem, here is a very good place to visit

http://mikehardy.net/linux_latitude_...vidia_Geforce4

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