Bug 44113 - XFree Doesn't Support Mac Resolution 1152x864@85 Hz
Summary: XFree Doesn't Support Mac Resolution 1152x864@85 Hz
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 44112
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i586
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Keywords: FutureFeature
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-06-11 15:32 UTC by Bruce Bigby
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:33 UTC (History)
0 users

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Last Closed: 2001-06-11 15:32:36 UTC

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Description Bruce Bigby 2001-06-11 15:32:31 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.75 [en] (X11; U; SunOS 5.8 sun4u)

Description of problem:
For as long as I can remember, XFree86 has not supported the resolution
1152x864 @ an 85 Hz refresh rate.  I prefer the resolution, because it the
most optimal resolution for me -- the highest refresh rate at a reasonably
high resolution. 

I currently use 1280x1024 but the refresh rate is only 76 Hz.  My eyes
don't like to stare at 76 Hz for too long.  I need a minimum of 85 Hz. 
This is why I need the mode lines for 1152 x 864 @ 85 Hz.  Metro-X supports
the Mac resolution  -- 1152 x 864 @ 85 Hz.  I have the Metro-X server but
I'm trying to get away from this proprietary server.  The Metro-X server is
pretty good, but it has an annoying, but minor, bug.  Sometimes, I see
artifacts on the screen as a result of not redrawing some areas of the
screen properly -- for example, white lines in a black xterm that shouldn't
appear.  Anyway, I hope that you can support 1152 x 864 @ 85 Hz.  I don't
plan on buying a new monitor that can support 1280 x 1024 @ Hhz any time

I don't know whether you need this information, but here it goes:  I have
an ATI All In Wonder Pro 3D (Uses Mach 64 Server) and a 20" Sony Trinitron.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to configure XFree for the 1152 x 864 @ 85 Hz resolution.	

Actual Results:  1152 x 864 @ 85 Hz not an option.  By  the way, the
Metro-X server supports this resolution.  I have the Metro-X 4.x
configuration file but I don't know how this translates to the XFree86
configuration file.

Expected Results:  I should be able to choose the 1152 x 864 @ 85 Hz
option.  I know that this proble seems minor, because there is a workaround
but I have to take my eyes seriously.  The only other alternative is 1024 x
768 @ 85 Hz, but I lose precious real estate.   I know that my monitor/card
can support 1152 x 864 @ 85 Hz and I've done it with the Metro-X server for
Linux glibc.  I'd like the same resolution under XFree86. This is one of
the reasons that I dropped XFree86 in favor of Metro-X.  However, XFree86
has come a long way with X 4.x and I'd like to start using it, since it
supports DRI, etc. 

Additional info:

Comment 1 David Lawrence 2001-06-11 15:37:16 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 44112 ***

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