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Re: [vox-tech] No resolution except 640x480
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Re: [vox-tech] No resolution except 640x480

On Saturday 13 January 2007 19:44, Alex Mandel wrote:
> Ken Bloom wrote:
> > I just booted my computer today, and Xorg isn't giving me any other
> > resolution than 640x480, because it says it can't read the EDID
> > information from my monitor. The relevant log snippet is below
> > (the whole log is attached, as is my xorg.conf).
> >
> > Can anyone help get this to work again? I'm running a Dell
> > Dimension 4100, with a GeForce4 MX 440 graphics card, and a Sony
> > Trinitron Multiscan 420GS monitor.
> >
> > It was working just fine on Friday, and I've attached the aptitude
> > log for the only dist-upgrade that I did on Friday (just in case
> > that dist-upgrade broke everything).
> >
> > --Ken Bloom
> I've had problems like that before in the past. Try switch your depth
> settings in xorg to 16 and maybe if you have a backup copy of your
> old xorg before the dist-upgrade do a diff to make sure the upgrade
> didn't fudge anything.

I ran X -configure, and it gave me a new Xorg.conf that worked, even 
when I changed it to the nvidia driver. I don't know what was wrong, 
but I did notice that X -configure added HorizSync and VertRefresh 
commands to the new xorg.conf (which weren't there in the old one)

Ken Bloom. PhD candidate. Linguistic Cognition Laboratory.
Department of Computer Science. Illinois Institute of Technology.

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