[mythtv-users] 9XXX Nvidia Drivers Ignore My Modeline!

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Sat Jan 27 00:12:04 UTC 2007

Nicholas Fasano wrote:
> Hello to everyone on the list.  I'm a long time reader
> but infrequent poster.  I'm having a strange problem
> upgrading my nvidia drivers, and I wanted to see if
> anyone had come across the same issue or had a
> solution.
> I am currently using the 8776 Nvidia drivers and all
> has been well with my system, but I have recently
> decided to upgrade to the most recent drivers (I've
> tried both 9629 and 9746) to take advantage of some
> video performance gains that some on the list have
> been seeing (i.e. OpenGL Vsync).  The problem I'm
> having is simple, yet perplexing.  Everytime I
> upgrade, the new drivers completely ignore my modeline
> in xorg.conf and drop me down to 1024x768 instead of
> my Pio 503CMX's native 1280x768.

The log file (probably /var/log/XFree86.0.log) should list
the available modes and the decision the driver makes. These
days the log is very detailed.

Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au) <http://samba.org/eyal/>
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