Subject: Re: problems with X configuration
To: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <wolfgang+gnus20050105T125146@dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/05/2005 16:27:21
In message <email@example.com>, "Wolfgang S. Rupprecht" writes:
>Matthieu Herrb <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Why isn't Dell's BIOS advertising the 1600x1200 mode, I can't
>Does the LCD in question even have 1600x1200 pixels?
>I've been looking at LCD's for a while, but most of them are only
>1280x1024. Only the largest units (21" or over) seem to have
>1200x1600 pixels. (eg. Samsung 213T and Viewsonic VP211b)
Yes, it has 1600x1200 resolution; it's a 20.1" display.
What I don't understand is the phrae "Supported Future Video Modes".
Does that mean that VESA is considering the mode, but hasn't endorsed
it yet? And what, if anything, in the X suite should know about it?
--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb