wide screen laptop problem

Jon Hill jon at foneport.com
Tue Mar 29 16:19:20 UTC 2005


hmm, neither method worked for me unfortunatley. I still don't get the option 
for 1280x800 when I run system-config-display.

Jon

On Tuesday 29 March 2005 00:06, Kevin Kempter wrote:
> Jon Hill wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I have just bought a Sony Vaio FS115B which has a 1280x800 screen
> > resolution. Can anyone give me any advice on how I might find support
> > for this resolution under Fedora?
> >
> > Jon
>
> make sure your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file has the correct settings for the
> MONITOR and DISPLAY sections:
>
> Section "Monitor"
>     Identifier   "Monitor0"
>     VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
>     ModelName    "LCD Panel 1280x800"
>     HorizSync    31.5 - 90.0
>     VertRefresh  60.0 - 60.0
>     Option      "dpms"
> EndSection
>
>
>
> Section "Screen"
>     Identifier "Screen0"
>     Device     "Videocard0"
>     Monitor    "Monitor0"
>     DefaultDepth     24
>     SubSection "Display"
>         Viewport   0 0
>         Depth     16
>         Modes    "800x600" "640x480"
>     EndSubSection
>     SubSection "Display"
>         Viewport   0 0
>         Depth     24
>         Modes    "1280x800" "1280x960" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
>     EndSubSection
> EndSection
>
>
> then set your screen resolution to 1280x800 via Kmenu-->system
> settings-->display.
>
> My resolution is set to 800x600 but this is ignored because i've set my
> display to a 1280x800 lcd screen on the hardware tab.




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