View Full Version : fc6 screen resolution

25th October 2006, 11:19 PM
Good day all,

I'v installed fc6 and using kmod-nvidia from livna and all working great except....

my screen resolution is stuck at 800x600, i use system-config-display and set it to 1280x1024, restart X and its still 800x600 :confused:

the frustrating thing is that it has gone to 1280x1024 a couple of times, but then when you log out and restart X again it reverts back to 800x600.

how can i get it to stay at 1280x1024 permanently???

25th October 2006, 11:58 PM
its ok, basicaly it was ignoring the Modes in my xorg.conf because it couldn't validate them
so i'v used

Option "UseEDID" "FALSE"

and now it actualy uses the modes i want rather than trying to think for its self

I hate it when computers think they know what you want, and ignor specific instructions :mad:

26th October 2006, 08:15 AM
Where do I insert this option?

26th October 2006, 02:43 PM
you add it to your xorg.conf like so.....

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
Option "UseEDID" "FALSE"