Problem with changing resolution on some NVidia cards

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Problem with changing resolution on some NVidia cards

Post#1 by ahz » 14 Aug 2012, 09:24

Hello,

no problem on 64 bit Porteus to autodetect the NVidia graphics card. But on this one (lspci gives: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G84M [Quadro FX 570M] (rev a1)) it is not possible to change the resolution. I have only two choise (auto or 1920x1200). As said before: Another NVidia card (01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G72 [GeForce 7300 SE/7200 GS] (rev a1)) doesn't show this problem. If I use the nouveau drivers I can change the resolution with both cards!

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance

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Re: Problem with changing resolution on some NVidia cards

Post#2 by fanthom » 14 Aug 2012, 11:57

@ahz

standard xorg.conf supplied with every Porteus nVidia module may not cover all cards.
please boot with 'autoexec=xconf' cheacode and if that wont help then please create xorg.conf manually by running:

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init 3
nvidia-xconfig
init 4
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