[CentOS] Configuring 1440 x 900 LCD Monitor

Thu Dec 28 22:08:33 UTC 2006
Peter Serwe <peter at infostreet.com>

Pete wrote:
> CentOS 4.4
> Kernel Release 2.6.9-42.0.3.EL
> Monitor: ViewSonic VX1935WM
> Video Adapter: Intel 82945 G Express
> KDE 3.3
> Greetings
> I am attempting to configure my ViewSonic VX1935WM widescreen monitor. 
> Unfortunately this model is not listed in the Display Settings.  I 
> have attempted the generic 1440 x 900 LCD monitor listed.  This does 
> not provide the required resolution. I have edited /etc/X11/xorg.conf 
> and added my monitor, resolution, refresh rate, and screen size.  The 
> problem is that even when I have added this to xorg.conf the new 
> resolution does not show in Display Settings and I cannot change my 
> display to the new resolution.
> Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> Thank you

I could be wrong, but that sounds like a video card driver issue.  If 
the display properties aren't showing the
required resolution either the card is incapable or the driver hasn't 
been written to properly support the
modes of the card.


Peter Serwe <peter at infostreet dot com>

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