[CentOS] Video Card
Michael A. Peters
mpeters at mac.com
Sun Nov 16 03:23:07 UTC 2008
startx shouls work.
When I boot into run level 3, I can use startx and it brings me up at
the right resolution.
My nvidia card is a slightly older model though (GeForce 6800 XT) and
I'm not running the latest driver.
Tom Browder wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 6:02 PM, Mark Pryor <tlviewer at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> the desired resolution should be 1280x1020 (19 inch). Your X config needs a modeline for that resolution.
> Thanks, Mark, but the mode line was there. Apparently there are two
> problems (I finally got a clue in the xorg log file):
> 1. The R913J (not R943J) digital mode seems not to be compatible with
> the Nvidia drivers for some reason.
> 2. I was using startx to test as I was used to doing in the old days.
> The log file mentioned lost contact with gdm so I entered "gdm"
> instead of "startx" and got the desired resolution!
> Now I have another problem: somehow in my putzing around the monitor
> has taken on a blue hue both in the startup vga mode and the full-up
> Nvidia X mode. Any ideas about that?
> I haven't done a hard reboot yet and hope that clears it up--but I'm
> putting that off until tomorrow morning.
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