Attaching a monitor via vga

Erich Dollansky erichfreebsdlist at
Wed Jun 20 02:25:12 UTC 2012


On Wednesday 20 June 2012 07:52:58 David Tilbrook wrote:
> I have a thinkpad t61p running freebsd9.0.  The window size is 
> -- a reasonable size -- but the screen itself is 38cm. (15") which is
> irritatingly
> small for my old eyes.
yeah, the age.

> So I want to attach an external monitor via a vga cable, which I have 
> doing with my RedHat thinkpad A31P for years.

Do you still have access to the xorg.conf?

Try to set a single configuration which only supports the native 
resolution of that screen.

You also could have a test with a normal PC and the monitor.


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