could be one of many things.
1. If you card has only a small amount of memory and you have set it to 32bit graphics, it may not be able to do more. Try 16bit as a compromise.
2. The monitor may not be so good. Or the horizontal and vertical frequencies are set wrong, resulting in bad modelines!
3. There just may be an incompatability between the two. Common on old monitors, but not too much of a problem these days.
4. You may be limited to the maximum resolution of the LCD panel. A common problem on some laptops.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: adam beecher [mailto:adam at iewebs.com]
> Sent: 07 March 2001 16:35
> To: Cryogenic Linux Users Group
> Subject: [CLUG] Speaking of resolutions... [WAS: Dell
> Lattitude & Xfree
>>> Mine is to be a better person....
>> No, no, that's not what I wanted to say!
>> Aaaanyway, I have a 21" Dell monitor here, connected to a
> machine running
> Red Hat via a Riva 128 (STB Velocity 128) video card. I took
> the defaults
> when installing cos I dont like fiddling with video settings
> (I think that's
> why my monitor makes me think I'm going mad as it is - bad
> refresh rates).
> The default res looks like 1024x768 or the next step up from
> that, but I
> would like to go higher. I tried CTRL + ALT + +, but it doesn't go any
> higher. Why is that then then?
>> PS. Thanks again to everyone who replied about
> chmod.Cryogenic Linux Users
> Group <cork at linux.ie>
> Cork maillist - Cork at linux.ie>http://www.linux.ie/mailman/listinfo/cork>
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