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How to force 1440 x 900

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avikchaks

Ex-KGB
Hey guys

Im facing a problem in Linux Mint . I have installed the latest ATI drivers for linux from the AMD website and inflicted various permutations on my Xorg.conf

But still am not able to get 1440x900 on my Viewsonic VA1912wb monitor.It works fine in windows.

Im copy pasting part of the xorg.conf file for reference


Section "Device"
Identifier "Generic Video Card"
Driver "vesa"
BusID "PCI:1:5:0"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "VA1912w-3"
HorizSync 30.0 - 82.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 85.0
Option "DPMS"
Modeline "1440x900@75" 146.10 1440 1472 2024 2056 900 917 928 946
DisplaySize 1440 900
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "Generic Video Card"
Monitor "VA1912w-3"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 1
Modes "1440x900"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 4
Modes "1440x900"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1440x900"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 15
Modes "1440x900"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1440x900"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1440x900"
EndSubSection

EndSection

Plz advice. :D
 

ray|raven

Think Zen.
avikchaks said:
Section "Device"
Identifier "Generic Video Card"
Driver "vesa"
BusID "PCI:1:5:0"
EndSection

Dude,ur using the generic vesa driver.
Change to ati driver first and then try to get the resolution

Regards,
ray
 
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