Debian Configuration :: NVidia - Set Screen Resolution And Refresh Rate

Apr 8, 2011

I have install squeeze, wheezy. I understand there a glitch in nvidia-setting. So how can I change screen resolution and refresh rate in xorg.conf?

# nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig
# nvidia-xconfig: version 1.0(pbuilder@windlord) Sun Jun 13 06:03:17 UTC 2010
Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier"Layout0"
Screen 0 "Screen0"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
EndSection .....

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Ubuntu :: Cannot Set Default Resolution And Refresh Rate Of Screen

Apr 30, 2011

I can't select default refreshing rate and resolution of my screen. Believe me, 50 Hz hurts eyes and causes headache. Ubuntu doesn't recognize my screen I used to work on 1280x1024 resolution with 80 Hz refreshing rate. 1152x864 60Hz is max I can select in Nvidia X Server and Ubuntu Screen Properties. I have tried changing options in Nvidia X Server, Ubuntu Screen Properties and tried xrandr commands (these ended with xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default. or Can't open display).

# nvidia-settings: X configuration file generated by nvidia-settings
# nvidia-settings: version 270.29 (buildd@allspice) Fri Feb 25 14:42:07 UTC 2011
Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Layout0"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
Option "Xinerama" "0"
EndSection .....

Btw, I'm using Ubuntu 11.04. My graphic card is GeForce 430 GT, screen - Acer AL1916.

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Some month ago I installed openSUSE 11.1. It worked not bad, but I wanted to get the newes release of Firefox. So I did an upgrade to 11.2. Yast2 refused to work with an error message: unknown option -s (or similar). The regular updates didn't work also. Then I decided to do a new installation. Now I'm having a new problem: Display settings (Anzeige-Einstellungen) reports: Monitor unknown (Monitor unbekannt).

Possible resolution settings are: 800 x 600; 640 x 480; 400 x 300; 320 x 240;
Possible refresh rates are: 60 Hz or 56 Hz @ 800 x 600
I need 1024 x 768 @ 76 Hz. In the previous installation it worked well. How I can teach openSUSE to run 1024 x 768 @ 76 Hz?

YAST2 Hardware information shows me in Monitor > Monitor > Resources > Resolution: High: 768; Vertical frequency: 76; Wide: 1024
The VGA controller is also correct shown in Display > 3d Blaster Savage 4

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Nov 9, 2010

I am having trouble setting my refresh rate higher than 85 hz. Any Way to get it to 100 hz?

Tried so far:
- a lot of googling
- added a modeline to xorg.conf
- reinstalled nvidia driver
- tried the screen on a windows desktop, this worked so the monitor is fine

Specs:
onitor: Iiyama Vision master pro 510 (should be capable of doing 104 hz at 1600 x 1200, max resolution 2048 x 1536)
graphics card: Geforce 9800gt
motherboard: p5ql-e
Os: Fedora 13

The modeline I tried, tried it both in screen section as well as in a seperate "Modes" section:
Code:
Modeline "1600x1200_100.00" 280.64 1600 1728 1904 2208 1200 1201 1204 1271 -HSync +Vsync
After restarting X the screen only does 1024x768 max because of the modeline

xorg.conf:
Code:
# nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig
# nvidia-xconfig: version 256.35 (buildmeister@builder97.nvidia.com) Wed Jun 16 19:15:05 PDT 2010
# Xorg configuration created by livna-config-display

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Layout0"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
Option "Xinerama" "0"
EndSection .....

Section "Extensions"
Option "Composite" "Enable"
EndSection

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Oct 6, 2015

I have three monitors, two Dells and an older LG all native at 1920x1080@60Hz and only recently installed Debian on this setup.

The LG is detected as running at 59.93Hz instead of 60Hz and this discrepancy appears to drive up the temperatures in my GPU constantly, even on idle, and introduces severe stuttering in any kind of graphical application.

I had the exact same issue with Windows 7 as well, but was able to fix it by changing the display settings of said monitor to 60Hz refresh, thereby returning the idle temps to normal and removing the stuttering.

My problem now is that I can't seem to change the refresh rate of this screen at all under debian.

xrandr -q returns that the monitor is running at 59.93Hz, but also shows 60Hz as available.
xrandr --output DVI-I-1 --rate 60
appears to have absolutely no effect, it doesn't error but it also doesn't change the refresh rate.

Trying to add a new mode with 60hz and modeline obtained from cvt results in the following:

Code: Select allxrandr --newmode "1920x1080_60.00" 173.00 1920 2048 2248 2576 1080 1083 1088 1120 -hsync +vsync
xrandr --addmode DVI-I-1 "1920x1080_60.00"X Error of failed request:  BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)
Major opcode of failed request:  140 (RANDR)
Minor opcode of failed request:  18 (RRAddOutputMode)
Serial number of failed request:  41
Current serial number in output stream:  42

I've also tried to set the refresh rate through the proprietary nvidia driver and manually through xorg.conf, both to no effect;

Here's my current xorg.conf:

Code: Select allSection "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Layout0"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
    InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
    InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
    Option         "Xinerama" "0"
EndSection

[Code] ....

The driver settings will show 60Hz but the listing for the monitor in the driver and xrandr will still show 59.93Hz. Saving the settings of nvidia-settings to .nvidia-settings-rc was equally fruitless.

The settings on the monitor itself also show it running at 60Hz, without an option to go down to 59.93Hz so I got no clue where that is even coming from.

What else to try, besides buying a new monitor, which I'm not quite prepared to do yet.

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I cannot get my desired resolution and refresh rate in Ubuntu (10.04, Lucid). I want to run at the best my poor monitor can, which in Windows (XP through 7) is 1152*864 with a refresh rate of 72Hz.

I want these setting in Ubuntu, and many grey hairs have been produced in trying to make it happen. I can get the correct resolution, but not the refresh rate.

I'm using the proprietary Nvidia drivers, which are up to date.

System info:

I have a CRT Monitor connected to a laptop via the VGA connector. The monitor is a 16" AOC brand (this is all I know, and for all my efforts I cannot find the manual for it from just this information). The graphics card is a GeForce 9600M GS

Things I've tried:

Using the regular default drivers Editing Xorg.conf in all manner of ways (seems to always be ignored upon reboot. I don't get that). 3 days of googling Asking at the Ubuntu forums.

How can I do this, if I can?

how all of this works, how xorg.conf and the Nvidia program interact and such.

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Code:
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#
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Code: Select allfoo@debian:~$ xrandr
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1024 x 768, maximum 4096 x 4096
VGA1 connected 1024x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 0mm x 0mm
   1024x768       60.0*
   800x600        60.3     56.2 
   848x480        60.0 
   640x480        59.9

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Code:
[=v=]$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RD890 Northbridge only single slot PCI-e GFX Hydra part (rev 02)
00:02.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RD890 PCI to PCI bridge (PCI express gpp port B)

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