> Just had a look at this to see what's changed.
> I still have problems with the installation getting the video screwed
> up. It correctly identifies both my monitor and graphics chipset (Asus,
> nVidia) although it adds a couple of strange modes. However the nv
> driver only allows 640x480 resolution. Changing this to vesa in
> xorg.conf gives me up to 1280x1024. The monitor can do more but the
> chipset might not be able to - 6xxx series
One thing I've always done when installing (I've used this with Debian
and now with 64 Studio) is to use a boot parameter with the install command:
I do this because I have an LCD monitor that only wants a 1280x1024
resolution, and this does the trick for me. It also keeps my monitor
from flashing these little warning boxes every few minutes when in
console mode instead of X.
I found a list of other resolutions here:
I really don't know what this does, but it has worked for me for years.
I also have an nVidia video card, but I had a different card in my old
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