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[directfb-users] Re: 1400x1050 not possible with ATI M9?

I've tried the fbmodes utility
( for generating modelines
for fbset. Most of the refreshrates gave a blank screen directly. The
resolutions 1400x1050@62 and 1400x1050@75 were the only two that don't
blank the console screen. Unfortunatly both didn;t work with DirectFB.

I've played something with DirectFB and concluded that when compiling
DirectFB without multi-app support, DirectFB works great on 1400x1050.
So i suspect it has to do something with the kernel module fusion (or
a combination of fusion and kernel linux 2.6.10).

On Sat, 22 Jan 2005 17:25:02 +0100, Andreas <> wrote:
> >I really would like to run the native resolution of the laptop, that
> >is 1400x1050. That's also the resolution radionfb selects by default
> >(and it works).
> >
> >Am I doing something wrong or is it a bug?
> >
> >
> It seems that your desired mode (1400x1050) is not in /etc/fb.modes
> For TFTs I used to boot with vesafb and then type fbset to get the
> correct timings for the TFT, but unfortunately, your VESA BIOS might not
> have a mode number for your non-standard 1400x1050, and if it has, it
> would be annoying to find it out. There might however be a tool to query
> VESA modes.
> maybe searching the web for the correct timings and editing
> /etc/fb.modes is easier.
> Andi

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