Matrox G450 and Samsung 2333HD

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Sat Mar 13 15:56:33 PST 2010

On 2010/03/13 14:14 (GMT-0500) Michael George composed:

> I'm having trouble getting my 2333HD monitor to work at 1920x1080 on my
> Matrox G450 (with just one monitor).

> I have played with the xorg.conf file, but the best I can do is get it
> to 1600x1200 (I don't know how it can do 1200 rows when 1080 is the
> max).  The Xorg.log output tells me:

> (II) MGA(0): Not using mode "1920x1080" (no mode of this name)

> but it appears to be using:

> (**) MGA(0):  Default mode "1600x1200": 162.0 MHz, 75.0 kHz, 60.0 Hz (II) MGA(0): Modeline "1600x1200"x60.0  162.00  1600 1664 1856 2160 1200 1201 1204 1250 +hsync +vsync (75.0 kHz)

> I've googled for help for hours, but nothing I've found has gotten me
> that max resolution.

A while ago I had to move a multiboot system with G400 (with latest BIOS I
could find) for other reasons, so while out of place, I connected it to my
Vizio HDTV. Using openSUSE 11.1, it does do 1920x1080 at 60Hz.

xorg.conf (created by SaX2; 3D not enabled)

xorg.conf (as modified by me to suit personal taste; 3D not enabled)

hwinfo --gfxcard:

Xorg.0.log (using 2nd xorg.conf above):

xdpyinfo output:

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