can't get 2560x1600 (freebsd 7.0, nv, 8500gt, hp lp3065)

Aaron Plattner aplattner at
Mon Jun 2 16:17:37 PDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 12:49:42AM -0700, Rawld Gill wrote:
> I am unable to get X to display 2560x1600.  The best I can get is
> 1280x800 (note that I _can_ get x started at this resolution).  I've
> constructed a xorg.conf file with the proper modelines (I think), but
> this doesn't help.

Not all cards can drive dual link modes at their default clock rates.  For
now, you'll have to upgrade to xf86-video-nv-2.1.9 and try using the
AllowDualLinkModes option.  If it doesn't work (e.g. the screen just goes
black or flickers), then I'm afraid you're out of luck.

-- Aaron

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