Will my graphics card support this?

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Fri Dec 29 03:58:36 UTC 2006


On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 10:37:58PM -0500, Andrew Robinson wrote:
> Charles Curley wrote:
> >On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 09:15:01PM -0500, Andrew Robinson wrote:
> >>I received a Dell 20 inch monitor for Christmas. It's native resolution 
> >>is 1680x1050. Looking at my Xorg.0.log file, I find these lines:
> >>
> >>(II) NVIDIA(0): Not using default mode "1680x1050" (hsync out of range)
> >>(II) NVIDIA(0): Not using default mode "1680x1050" (hsync out of range)
> >
> >
> >
> >>Do these lines mean my video card will not support this resolution or 
> >>that I need to do some configuration to get the card to support this 
> >>resolution or something else entirely?
> >
> >Have you run system-config-display (as root)? It should detect the new
> >monitor and let you make whatever adjustments seem appropriate.
> >
> >Just in case, back up /etc/X11/xorg.conf before you do so. Just in
> >case.
> >
> >
> system-config-display fails with a host of python error messages. Can 
> you tell me how to fix that?

I cannot. I suspect that a copy of the error messages would help
someone more knowledgeable than I. You might also indicate which
drivers you are using, with version numbers.

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