xrandr not really changing resolution
h at realh.co.uk
Mon Dec 15 08:55:46 PST 2008
On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 16:58:57 +0100
strawks <strawks at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 10:37:17 -0500, "Alex Deucher" <alexdeucher at gmail.com>
> > On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 9:34 AM, Tony Houghton <h at realh.co.uk> wrote:
> >> I've noticed that if I change resolution with xrandr the physical output
> >> appears to stay at the original resolution and the graphics card scales
> >> up the smaller resolution. Is this a quirk of NVidia's proprietary
> >> driver or a standard xrandr feature? Is there a way to force it to
> >> change the physical output, perhaps using VidModeExtension instead of
> >> xrandr? I want to be able to select a refresh rate as well as the
> >> resolution.
> > If you are using an LCD, it only has one fixed native mode and either
> > the monitor or the video card scales the image to the panel's native
> > mode.
> Maybe you can take a look at the "FlatPanelProperties" options of the
> NVidia driver.
You're right, my apologies for asking in the wrong place.
TH * http://www.realh.co.uk
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