HP 2010i 1600x900 screen sizing issue - PCBSD 8.1
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Mon Jan 3 00:46:50 UTC 2011
Quoth Adam Vande More on Sunday, 02 January 2011:
> On Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 9:07 PM, Michael D. Norwick <mnorwick at centurytel.net
> > wrote:
> > Happy New Year!
> > I bought a new HP 2010i LCD monitor that is supposed to give me 1600x900
> > resolution at 60 Hz to replace a generic 19" C.R.T. monitor that did
> > 1024x768. The machine has an ATI Radeon video card and I am using a V.G.A.
> > cable not H.D.M.I. I reconfigured my /etc/xorg.conf using Xorg --configure.
> > I was given the full screen at 1600x900 resolution at the next reboot but
> > then while trying to adjust some monitor settings such as Power Saver and
> > Sleep Timer the screen adjusted to the right and will not center. Adjusting
> > the horizontal control to '0' (full left?) will not center the display.
> The easiest thing to do is to simply start X without xorg.conf present. It
> will automatically run with highest settings your devices are capable of.
> mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.old
> restart X
> Adam Vande More
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Not always. On my laptop, Xorg wouldn't even run without specifying
refresh rates. But in general, that's a good place to start.
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