**Subject:** Re: 'unusual' resolutions on X

**To:** Timo Schoeler *<timo.schoeler@riscworks.net>*

**From:** Jochen Kunz *<jkunz@unixag-kl.fh-kl.de>*

**List:** current-users

**Date:** 11/09/2005 10:04:51
On Tue, 08 Nov 2005 20:21:33 +0100
Timo Schoeler <timo.schoeler@riscworks.net> wrote:
> when running Mac OS X (really seldom :) the monitor control panel
> allows me -- besides lots of other 'uncommon' resolutions -- to set
> 1400 x 1050.
>=20
> i'd like to use this for X, but when i set it, the screen falls back
> to 1280 x 1024.
There is a tech-X11 mailing list where this question my be suited
better. ;-)
I am using 1408 x 1056 at work. IIRC I had to construct a modeline for
this resolution.
A problem can be that 1400 and 1050 are not divisible by 32. I had this
problem at work and solved it by using a resolution of 1408 x 1056 =3D=20
(3 x 11 x 32) x (4 x 11 x 32). (3 x 4 is the usual aspect ratio of CRTs
and 11 an arbitrary scaling factor.)
--=20
tsch=FC=DF,
Jochen
Homepage: http://www.unixag-kl.fh-kl.de/~jkunz/