On Sun, 2007-07-08 at 12:30 -0500, John wrote:
Gerhard Magnus wrote:
> My old CRT monitor burned out and I've replaced it with a ViewSonic
> VG2030WM, which has a resolution of 1680 X 1050 @ 60Hz. Kudzu (or
> whatever configures new hardware) set it to 1280 X 1024 & 60Hz, which
> works fine, although everything is a little larger than I want. The
> monitor model isn't listed in system-config-display so I've set this to
> the generic "LCD Panel 1680 X 1050". But when under "Display
> I set the resolution to 1680 X 1050, the next time I try logging in or
> rebooting the monitor hangs the system. Exactly how I get around this
> isn't clear -- sometimes the system goes back to 1280 X 1024 after
> several attempts to reboot, and once I got the screen back by starting
> to type something at the command line login prompt that appears briefly
> before X starts.
> The problem is not with the monitor, as it works fine with the
> recommended resolution of 1680 X 1050 when I bring up the dual booting
> Windows XP system.
> Any suggestions at how to proceed to get a higher resolution on this
> monitor with FC6 and a gnome desktop? Thanks for the help.
I have a A70 hooked up; I -think- what helped me, was to tell FC6 what
monitor I'm using. I noticed there's two monitor options available
(screen res and the other). The other should help; I have one foot out
the door right now, otherwise I'd look up the option. Sorry!
I think the two options are System -> Preferences ->
and System -> Administration -> Display. The ViewSonic VG2030WM is
not included in the Display -> Hardware -> Monitor Type so I've been
using the generic "LCD Panel 1680X1050". Is there some other way I
can tell FC6 and X exactly what monitor I have or at least get a