[wellylug] Resolution outside of range

Rimu Atkinson rimuatkinson at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 19:23:12 NZDT 2008


I've heard that ATI's linux drivers are notoriously crap. Is upgrading 
to an nvidia card an option?

R

Ray Smith wrote:
> Hey,
> Thanks for the advice. I booted in recovery mode and chose "Try to 
> repair X server" and it fixed the problem. Now the only question is 
> how can I utilize my ATI graphics card's 3D features?
> Thanks for the help!
> Ray
>
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 1:20 PM, Spiro Harvey <spiro at starforge.net.nz 
> <mailto:spiro at starforge.net.nz>> wrote:
>
>     > You could always just rename xorg.conf and reboot... pretty sure
>     > Ubuntu auto-regenerates the file into some useful defaults ...
>
>     That's an Xorg feature I believe. It chooses sane defaults when you
>     leave stuff out of the config file, but I'm not sure that you can go
>     without an xorg.conf completely. Worth a try of course. Worst that'll
>     happen is you get a shell.
>
>
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