Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Redhat 7.1 as a guest in VMware
- On Thursday 29 August 2002 00:36, torreypjones wrote:
> Hello Everyone,http://zaph.com/Modeline/
> I have recently purchase a Inspiron 8200 (1.6Ghz, 384mg RAM, 30GB
> HD, 32 MB Geforce2Go, 15" sxga+ upto 1400x1050). It currently is
> running WinXP pro as it's "host" OS. I have Redhat 7.1 running as a
> Guest OS via VMware. Everything so far works great except a couple
> of things.
> 1st problem - I can not get X to run at 1400x1050, I can get it to
> run at everything else (upto 1280x1024), but not 1400x1050. In my
> XF86Config-4 I have no modelines, and a "Screen" section that looks
> like the following:
> Section "Screen"
> Identifier "Screen 1"
> Device "VMware SVGA"
> Monitor "VMware Monitor"
> DefaultDepth 24
> Subsection "Display"
> Depth 24
> Modes "1024x768"
> I have changed the "Modes" to 1400x1050, but it drops down to
> 1280x1024. I assume this is because 1400x1050 isn't a "standard"
> reolution (except in the "laptop" world) and 4.x doesn't recoginize
> it as such, so trying to think for me, 4.x drops the resolution to
> 1280x1024. Is this a correct assumption? And... What can I do to
> make it run at 1400x1050?
> 2nd Problem - Since I currently can not get X to run at 1400x1050,
> whenever I enter full screen mode in VMware, everything appears a
> little blurred around the edges. At first I thought that maybe it
> could be due to needing to install another font package, but then I
> noticed that the fuzziness occures around the edges of images. My
> current thoughts on this problem is that it's related to my 1st
> problem, since X is only running at (most) 1280x1024, it's trying to
> stretch the display out to 1400x1050, causing it to blur... I have
> also noticed that this same problem occurs when I resize my Windows
> desktop to anything less than 1400x1050. So I'm not real sure that
> this is a Linux problem. It could be an LCD problem. I'm not sure...
> Any suggestions?
# 1400x1050 @ 75Hz, 81.97 kHz hsync
HTimings 1400 1440 1600 1872
VTimings 1050 1054 1058 1093
based on a 75 Hz refresh rate, or
# 1400x1050 @ 60Hz, 65.04 kHz hsync
HTimings 1400 1432 1552 1752
VTimings 1050 1053 1056 1084
based on a 60 Hz rate.
Note the caveat...