Emc vs modern lcd monitors

Mark Wagner carnildo at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 12:56:12 PDT 2011

On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 05:50, gene heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
> Greetings all;
> One of the problems that was confusing me recently is that I had replaced
> the old samsung crt monitor with a much newer cheap AOC lcd that runs at
> 1360x724 at best, but under the vesa driver on an ati x1650 video card, it
> apparently is running in 1024x768.  This results in a pixel that is far
> from square unless I use a button on the monitor which shrinks the display
> sideways, leaving 2" wide black stripes on the sides.
> From Xorg.0.log:
> (II) VESA(0): SAMSUNG: Using hsync range of 30.00-81.00 kHz
> (II) VESA(0): SAMSUNG: Using vrefresh range of 55.00-75.00 Hz
> (II) VESA(0): SAMSUNG: Using maximum pixel clock of 90.00 MHz
> (II) VESA(0): Not using mode "1360x768" (no mode of this name) <---native

Looks to me like the server is telling you it doesn't know how to
generate a resolution of 1360x768.  If this was a CRT, I'd say to
provide a custom modeline in the xorg.conf file.  Since you've got a
LCD, I don't know if this is the correct solution or not.


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