Subject: Re: Can't do 1280x1024@24 anymore with -current tdfx changes
To: Michael <email@example.com>
From: Nicolas Joly <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/09/2005 22:57:33
On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 11:27:32AM -0400, Michael wrote:
> > That's apparently the cause:
> > (II) TDFX(0): Not using default mode "1024x768" (hsync out of range)
> > (**) TDFX(0): Preferred mode size is 1024x768
> > (II) TDFX(0): Not using default mode "1152x864" because it is larger
> > than the preferred mode (1024x768).
> > I'll have a look why this happened - it didn't happen here though,
> > apparently my monitor doesn't report a preferred mode so XFree's DDC
> > code doesn't force me to use it. This should be overrideable.
> I had a look at the code - apparently it's supposed to force the
> preferred mode on you when your monitor reports one. There is an option
> to override this behaviour ( 'UsePreferredMode' ) which defaults to
> TRUE for some reason, so to get rid of this add something like this to
> your Monitor section:
> Option "UsePreferredMode" "false"
> Then you'll get:
> (**) Option "UsePreferredMode" "false"
> (**) TDFX(0): Use of a preferred mode has been disabled.
With that option, it works fine again ...
Thanks a lot.
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