Using Xorg radeon with a CRT screen

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Sun Oct 14 19:22:14 PDT 2012

On 2012-10-14 00:53 (GMT-0700) Peter Rasmussen composed:

> I have been running X.Org X Server 1.4.2 from Slackware 12.1 for some time and would now like to upgrade to the newest X (X.Org X Server 1.12.3) by installing Slackware 14.

> There seems to be some problems.

> I have the following HW:

> Video board: Radeon HD 3300
> Monitor:         ViewSonic P225f

> And I would like to run it at at least 1600x1200 @75Hz vertical refresh.

> The best it will do with Xorg 1.12.3 is 1024x768 at 60Hz, a Vesa standard.

Even though your Radeon is newer and your CRT probably older, the thread includes 
things to try that might get you working.
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