Kde2: set screen resolution

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Sun Jan 5 05:09:05 GMT 2003

Willem-Jan Meijer wrote:
> My distro is debian 3.0 with a 2.4 kernel.
> I think there's a problem with the video card driver. At this moment I use
> the driver "vga" because the driver "nv" doesn't work.
> When I set XF86Config to use 1024x768 at 24-bit mode x-server doesn't start.
> When I set to use 8-bit mode with a resolution 1024x768 the x-server starts
> but in the resolution 640x400.

The 'nv' driver isn't for the newer cards:


AFAIK, 'vga' is just for VGA (640x480).  If you want higher resolution, try: 'visa' till you can 
get the proprietary nVidia driver up and running.


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