• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 318
  • Last Modified:

Monitor Resolution/Refresh

I have an old Siemens Nixdorf MCM151V 15" Monitor which is giving me a bit of hassle. When I try to run KDE, GNOME and any other X-Window frontend all I get is a small squashed screen at the top left of my monitor.

I realise this is improper refresh rate, but how do I alter it? On installing Redhat 6 I had problems setting the monitor up. I wouldn't let me set it to SVGA 800X600 at 60Hz, no matter what vertical line number I entered.

I have a ATI Expert98 (Rage Pro) AGP card, which it recognised as a Mach64 (correct setting I believe).

I only have these problems in a X-Windows environment.

Help! Please!

Cheers

Jon
0
mitchell110899
Asked:
mitchell110899
1 Solution
 
foxrCommented:
Rin Xconfigurator with the --expert command line option.  Choose the the mach64 (or is rage pro mach32?) xserver instead of the default SVGA server.  Choose generic monitor.  
Then try some of the other generic monitors.  One of these will work.  
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now