X-Windows Res Problem

when i setup x-config xf86 or anyother x-window configurator
it works alright and the server starts up but a get a really small resolution. i think its 320x400.  I don't know what causes the problem or what to change in the setup.  If it helps i have a matrox Millenium video card w/ 4mb
please help!
thanks
tburnAsked:
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ahoffmannConnect With a Mentor Commented:
in /etc/XF86Config's  "screen" section: change order of Modes., or remove unwanted modes. For example:

Section "Screen"
   ...
   Subsection "Display"
      ...
      Modes "320x400" "640x800" "1024x762"
   Endsubsection
   ...
EndSection

remove "320x400"  in  the Modes line above.
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t2ppCommented:
tburn - when in X, press Ctrl-Alt-+ keys together serval times, and report back.
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