[CentOS] Can't get resolution higher than 1280x1024 - Centos 5

Tue May 1 04:29:07 UTC 2007
Paul <unix at bikesn4x4s.com>

On Mon, April 30, 2007 11:04 pm, Jim Perrin wrote:
> On 4/30/07, Paul <unix at bikesn4x4s.com> wrote:
>> Hello all, I can't get higher than 1280x1024 resolution (60hz, 24
>> depth).
>> I'm running Centos 5 x86 64bit on AMD Athlon64 x2 4600, Geforce 6200 PCI
>> express.
> What monitor do you have?

Samsung SyncMaster 204t (1600x1200 native) and
Nvidia GeForce 6200 Turbo (Even higher)

I run a few boxes on KVM switch and they all run fine on 1600x1200. 
Centos 4 never had a problem

>>I am guessin the kernel does not support my combo?
> No, it should work just fine. you'll only get 2D support without the
> proprietary driver from nvidia though.
>>I've also tried Nvidia's  driver from their site, this is what I get:
>  <snip boring junk>
> You don't have the appropriate kernel-devel package installed (yum
> install kernel-devel) and you'll want to install gcc also if you don't
> have it already.

I've just installed kernel-devel and still same thing.  I've got gcc.  ;(