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Date:      Tue, 19 Jul 2011 23:23:18 +0100
From:      Frank Shute <frank@shute.org.uk>
To:        Dieter BSD <dieterbsd@engineer.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: trying for 1920x1080 was: Re: Attempting to get an X11 server running
Message-ID:  <20110719222318.GB77041@orange.esperance-linux.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <20110719214128.111610@gmx.com>
References:  <20110719214128.111610@gmx.com>

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On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 09:41:27PM +0000, Dieter BSD wrote:
>
> Reducing the color depth to 16 allows the wimpy Rage XL (8 MiB) to
> do 1920x1080.
>=20
> So then I moved the old slow X terminal out of the way and moved the
> shiny new Dell ST2220T LCD into the prime spot in front of the
> keyboard drawer...  ...and the cable doesn't reach. Two HD-15 to BNC
> cables back-to-back fixed that, but now it doesn't do the DCC/EDID
> stuff, so I had to get it to use a modeline to get 1920x1080. And of
> course it doesn't go into standby mode. =A0sigh

Have you tried:

$ xset +dpms

to use standby etc.?

>=20
> Still have some minor issues like finding a decent font for xterm,
> and putting a window at +0+0 hides a few pixels off-screen, and
> FreeBSD can't tell the difference between a Unix keyboard and a
> pee-cee keyboard, but it is usable.
>=20
> Thanks for the help!

Font for xterm: x11-fonts/inconsolata-ttf

Pixels off screen: x11/xvidtune
and "show" modeline once adjusted and stick it in xorg.conf


HTH.

Regards,

--=20

 Frank

 Contact info: http://www.shute.org.uk/misc/contact.html



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