Subject: Re: GeForce2 MX, vesa XFree86 driver and "Not using mode "1280x1024" (no mode of this name)"
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jared D. McNeill <email@example.com>
Date: 04/24/2006 18:08:57
On 24-Apr-06, at 4:38 PM, Joel CARNAT wrote:
> I did configure my XFree86 (from NetBSD 3.99.17) to use the vesa
> (rather than nv) with my GeForce2 MX (64Mo of memory). Since then, I
> can't go above "1024x768" (when I can do 1280x1024 with the nv
> The XFree86 logs seems to indicate the card knows some "1280x1024"
> but at the end, X claims not to know any.
> Is there a special thing to do to enable resolution above 1024x768
> the vesa driver ? Log and Conf are attached.
Your VESA BIOS claims to only support 1280x1024 at 4, 8, and 16bpp;
your XF86Config is trying to use 24bpp. I'd be willing to bet that if
you use the following Screen section it will work:
Viewport 0 0
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600"