[mythtv-users] Aspect Ratios for a Widescreen Monitor?

Stroller linux.luser at myrealbox.com
Tue Dec 26 18:44:05 UTC 2006


On 26 Dec 2006, at 17:25, jonny Linux wrote:

>
>> Are you sure X doesn't want to output at 1680x1050, or are you merely
>> having _difficulty_ configuring it correctly? I'd spend a little time
>> with this before proceeding.
>
> Well yes, you're probably right, I think I'm just having difficulty  
> with it. I've specified 1680x1050 in xorg.conf, I'm using the  
> latest NVidia drivers, but I get
>
> (**) NVIDIA(0): Option "MetaModes" "1680x1050"
> (WW) NVIDIA(0): No valid modes for "1680x1050"; removing.
>
> in /var/log/Xorg.0.log, so X just defaults to 1600x1000. When I use  
> the nvidia-settings program, the monitor is detected as a 1600x1000  
> monitor, and it won't let me go choose any higher resolution than  
> that.

I really don't know much about this, but this search throws up a few  
results:
   http://www.google.com/search?q=xorg+HP+1680+1050
Maybe some of them are relevant?

Stroller.



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