a problem setting screen resolution with Xorg-6.9.0
chris at childeric.freeserve.co.uk
Sun Aug 20 21:44:39 UTC 2006
carl at UDel.Edu wrote:
> Fellow FreeBSDers,
> I originally sent this to FreeBSD-X11, but this may be a more appropriate venue.
> I have recently installed FreeBSD 6.1 on a Pentium III box, using an NVidia
> GeForce 2 GTS card and a CTX PL9 monitor. Running "X -configure" as root
> generates the file xorg.conf.new, and then running "X -config xorg.conf.new",
> pulls up a generic X screen with a resolution of 1600x1200. I go in and modify
> the xorg.conf.new file to make the default resolution 1280x1024, and rerun
> "X -config xorg.conf.new", but the resolution is still 1600x1200. This is a
> wonderful resolution, but it makes everything rather small, and the icons are
> difficult to see. I am obviously setting something wrong, but I do not know what
> it is. Might anyone have any suggestions. I really would rather have the
> resolution be 1280x1024. Thanks for your help!
> The following is the file xorg.conf.new:
> Section "Screen"
> Identifier "Screen0"
> Device "Card0"
> Monitor "Monitor0"
> SubSection "Display"
> Viewport 0 0
> Depth 24
> Modes "1280x1024"
Viewport 0 0
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