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Re: I8k+GeForce2 Go ugly with last nvidia driver...

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  • don@hawktech.net
    Try the file I uploaded, it seems to work ... monitor ... is ... gave ... 1067
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 4, 2001
      Try the file I uploaded, it seems to work



      --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., Martin.Pinsker@l... wrote:
      > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., riputa@i... wrote:
      > > Can you post your config file or put it in the "Files" section
      > > please.
      > >
      > > Nicolas
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., Juri Haberland <haberland@a...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > curmson@r... wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Pep,
      > > > > I posted a modeline to the group (yesterday) which makes
      > > 1400x1050
      > > > > work with the new drivers from NVIDIA. This should make your
      > > screen
      > > > > look pretty again. The reason your screen looks ugly is due to
      > > > > dithering/aliasing affects due to the fact that your LCD
      monitor
      > > has
      > > > > discrete pixels (unlike a CRT). If you use a resolution that
      is
      > > not
      > > > > an integer divisor of the actual screen size, the monitor
      > > > > hardware/driver has to try and turn whatever resolution you
      gave
      > > it
      > > > > into the actual screen resolution, with varying quality
      > > results...
      > > > >
      > > > > Here is the modeline, for posterity:
      > > > > ModeLine "1400x1050" 80 1400 1400 1648 1776 1050 1050 1053
      1067
      > > >
      > > > Hi,
      > > >
      > > > I just wanted to add that I really had a hart time to get it
      > > working but
      > > > finally, I succeeded!
      > > >
      > > > For all having the same problems:
      > > > Beginning with the above modeline, I had to increase the first
      > > value to
      > > > 110 (PixClock). It now reads:
      > > > "1400x1050" 110 1400 1400 1648 1776 1050 1050 1053 1067
      > > >
      > > > And it works even with 24bit :-))
      > > >
      > > > Juri
      > Both modes are incorrect (will not give 60 Hz vertical refresh)
      > and are thus probably rejected by the X server on startup.
      > Have you checked that you really get 1400x1050 - I don't, though
      > using the same modeline.
      >
      >
      > Regards
      >
      > Martin
    • ycho2@hanmail.net
      You can also try the xf86config file I uploaded. You may have to change the name to something suitable for your linux distribution. It works on my i8k notebook
      Message 2 of 5 , Jun 4, 2001
        You can also try the xf86config file I uploaded. You may have to
        change the name to something suitable for your linux distribution. It
        works on my i8k notebook with GF2go, 2.4.5 kernel, SuSE 7.1, X 4.0.3
        setup.

        Yongjoo Cho

        --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., Martin.Pinsker@l... wrote:
        > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., riputa@i... wrote:
        > > Can you post your config file or put it in the "Files" section
        > > please.
        > >
        > > Nicolas
        > >
        > >
        > > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., Juri Haberland <haberland@a...>
        > > wrote:
        > > > curmson@r... wrote:
        > > > >
        > > > > Pep,
        > > > > I posted a modeline to the group (yesterday) which makes
        > > 1400x1050
        > > > > work with the new drivers from NVIDIA. This should make your
        > > screen
        > > > > look pretty again. The reason your screen looks ugly is due to
        > > > > dithering/aliasing affects due to the fact that your LCD
        monitor
        > > has
        > > > > discrete pixels (unlike a CRT). If you use a resolution that
        is
        > > not
        > > > > an integer divisor of the actual screen size, the monitor
        > > > > hardware/driver has to try and turn whatever resolution you
        gave
        > > it
        > > > > into the actual screen resolution, with varying quality
        > > results...
        > > > >
        > > > > Here is the modeline, for posterity:
        > > > > ModeLine "1400x1050" 80 1400 1400 1648 1776 1050 1050 1053
        1067
        > > >
        > > > Hi,
        > > >
        > > > I just wanted to add that I really had a hart time to get it
        > > working but
        > > > finally, I succeeded!
        > > >
        > > > For all having the same problems:
        > > > Beginning with the above modeline, I had to increase the first
        > > value to
        > > > 110 (PixClock). It now reads:
        > > > "1400x1050" 110 1400 1400 1648 1776 1050 1050 1053 1067
        > > >
        > > > And it works even with 24bit :-))
        > > >
        > > > Juri
        > Both modes are incorrect (will not give 60 Hz vertical refresh)
        > and are thus probably rejected by the X server on startup.
        > Have you checked that you really get 1400x1050 - I don't, though
        > using the same modeline.
        >
        >
        > Regards
        >
        > Martin
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