How to get a fair resolution with Xorg + Nvidia GeForce FX 5200

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at
Tue May 6 19:05:21 PDT 2008

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 8:29 PM, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa at> wrote:
> I had one Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 working in my desktop. It had a
>  busted cap, so I knew it was going to die.. it finally died this
>  morning. Wouldn't switch mode from bootup to GDM.
>  So I swapped it out for another card of the same model. Now Xorg can't
>  get EDID info, so it doesn't know what modes are supported, so it is
>  dropping me all the way down to 640x480. I have been on this for hours
>  and I need some help. I just want to get back to 1280x960. I know both
>  the card and the monitor support it.

On someone's suggestion, I tried Windows ... I haven't used in on this
machine for a long time, but it seems to look and work just like it
did before, ie. there was no change with the replacement card.

Fedora 7 : sipping some of that moonshine
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