Xorg - how to disable some video modes?

Dinesh Nair dinesh at alphaque.com
Thu Jan 12 05:43:21 PST 2006

On 01/10/06 23:52 gandalf said the following:
> Thanks for trying. It does not work for me. I found that xfce4's control 
> panel is able to switch between 1024x768, 800x600 and 640x480. (Xfce 
> also resizes the virtual size.) I don't know how it can do it because 
> theoretically the only valid modes are 1024x768 and 1280x1024.

gah, xfce4's control panel doesnt do that for me, though it used to on 
another older notebook i was using. for the life of me i cant remember what 
i did to make this happen then and not not. my xorg.conf is minimal.

using xvidtune or ctrl-atl-numpad+ does switch video modes, but the virtual 
screen remains at the larger 1400x1050 size, thus giving that pan effect. 
would anyone hit me with a cluebat[1] on how to fix this ?

[1] i never had this problem before, so i've obviously goofed up somewhere 
in porting over xorg.org.

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