[Wolves] Screen resolution on Ubuntu 9.10
LUG at clews.homelinux.net
Tue Dec 15 09:53:21 UTC 2009
I wonder if anyone can help here - I have an Advent 4312 which runs
beautifully in Ubuntu, but when I plug in my Chuntex 16" monitor
(formerly CTX) I can only get 1152x864 resolution. I have checked the
xorg.0.log file and hal is deciding that any higher resolutions are not
supported by the monitor (which they are - to at least 1280x1024).
xorg.conf doesn't have any reference in it at all to VGA1 which is the
Searching the web I have noticed that there are a number of issues
around the new xorg subsystem and the suggestion is to use xrandr to
generate a new mode and use that. The problem I now have is that I
can't find all the requisite settings to create the new mode - clock,
Has anyone had any success overriding hal and forcing true resolutions?
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