dell monitor e228wfp

Marie-Christine Vallet mcvallet at
Thu Mar 8 16:59:34 PST 2007

>I had a problem with 1680x1050 a few days ago, too. What you need in the 
>first place is a modeline in your "Monitor" section. For my NEC MultiSync 
>LCD2070WNX, it looks like this:

>Modeline "1680x1050 at 60" 154.20 1680 1712 2296 2328 1050 1071 1081 1103

>To calculate a modeline for your monitor, you can also try the XFree86 
>Modeline Generator:


>You should then add this to your SubSection "Display":

>Modes "1680x1050"

>Try this.


I tried, but i does not seem to work. I does not crash but I have no way of 
chossing this display. When I go to System->Preference->Display the only 
resolution it offers are these and I don't know why
"1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

..... new xorg.conf file
# Xorg configuration created by system-config-display

Section "ServerLayout"
	Identifier     "single head configuration"
	Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Keyboard0"
	Driver      "kbd"
	Option	    "XkbModel" "pc105"
	Option	    "XkbLayout" "us"

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier   "Monitor0"
	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
	ModelName    "Monitor Model"
### Comment all HorizSync and VertSync values to use DDC:
	#HorizSync    30.0 - 83.0
	#VertRefresh  56.0 - 75.0
	ModeLine     "1680x1050" 146.2 1680 1712 2264 2296 1050 1071 1081 1103

Section "Device"
	Identifier  "Videocard0"
	Driver      "i810"

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen0"
	Device     "Videocard0"
	Monitor    "Monitor0"
	DefaultDepth     24
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     24
		Modes    "1680x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1280x800" "1152x864" 
"1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

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