855GM not changing resolutions for games
alanh at fairlite.demon.co.uk
Fri Jan 20 01:08:58 PST 2006
On Thu, 2006-01-19 at 22:26 -0600, Wayne Smith wrote:
> Recently, I upgraded to xorg 6.9. I can actually get the higher, native
> resolution (1280x800) and 1024x768. All is well, except for when I try to
> play a game, such as tuxracer, supertux, or enemy territory. When the game
> begins, it cannot seem to lower the resolution to what is needed, and the
> game remains fairly small and only takes up a portion of the screen, usually
> the center. (Enemy Territory actually becomes bottom and left justified.) A
> screenshot of what is happening can be found here:
> Everything was fine with 6.8.2: resolution and games. My window manager and
> all other apps seem fine. Using 855resolution and 915resolution, I can see
> all the modes I need (800x600, 640x480, etc.), but for some reason can't seem
> to get Xorg to see them, as it only allows me the two higher resolutions, no
> matter what combination of modes and modelines I employ.
> Any ideas?
A log would be useful to identify any issues with your configuration.
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