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[Guide]Resolutions
« on: March 24, 2008, 03:17:56 am »
I am using the GeForce 8500.
My monitor is the Samsung 226BW.
Its Native Resolution is 1680 x 1050

I am booting it as a Diskless Media Director. I can not select the native resolution. I know the drivers support it because I've installed Kubuntu on the machine with the same drivers and had the proper resolution.

How do I edit the available resolutions in the AV Wizard?

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Re: [Guide]Resolutions
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2008, 11:03:24 am »
I am using the GeForce 8500.
My monitor is the Samsung 226BW.
Its Native Resolution is 1680 x 1050

I am booting it as a Diskless Media Director. I can not select the native resolution. I know the drivers support it because I've installed Kubuntu on the machine with the same drivers and had the proper resolution.

How do I edit the available resolutions in the AV Wizard?

You need to edit the following file at your Core;

Code: [Select]
/usr/pluto/share/Resolutions.conf
If you have existing MD's that were created prior to adding new resolutions to Resolutions.conf at your Core then you need to copy the new Resolutions.conf to the /usr/pluto/share/ directory of each MD then reboot the MD's.

All the best

Andrew
« Last Edit: March 24, 2008, 11:47:46 am by totallymaxed »
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Re: [Guide]Resolutions
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2008, 06:42:30 am »
Thank you kindly Andrew. How do I go about that?

ctrl-Alt-F1?

what is the sequence of commands? I am not 100% familiar with working on files in linux yet.

*UPDATE*

Still need help......
« Last Edit: March 28, 2008, 12:41:38 am by Sparkie »

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Re: [Guide]Resolutions
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2008, 02:19:09 am »
someone. please? I want to start playing with this this but the resolution is horrible.

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Re: [Guide]Resolutions
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2008, 09:37:15 am »
Thank you kindly Andrew. How do I go about that?

ctrl-Alt-F1?

what is the sequence of commands? I am not 100% familiar with working on files in linux yet.

*UPDATE*

Still need help......

Hmmm... well this is not the kind of change you want to do without some understanding of some Linux command line basics and then very importantly how to translate your screen setup requirements into lines in the Resolutions.conf

To get a console command line screen open do;

Ctrl+ALt+F2 (F3, F4.... etc etc are also ok)

Now type to open the resolutions.conf file in the nano text editor;

Code: [Select]
sudo nano /usr/pluto/share/Resolutions.conf
Now you need to add new configs to the Resolutions.conf to suit your screen

Hope this helps you

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Re: [Guide]Resolutions
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2008, 07:04:04 pm »
Okay so I pressed Ctl-Alt-F2. I brought me to router login. I logged in as root. There is no Resolutions file. there is usr/pluto/share but in the share folder there is only the file wait-screen.gif
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Re: [Guide]Resolutions
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2008, 09:29:19 pm »
Okay so I pressed Ctl-Alt-F2. I brought me to router login. I logged in as root. There is no Resolutions file. there is usr/pluto/share but in the share folder there is only the file wait-screen.gif

Hmmm.... once you've logged in then you need to;

Code: [Select]
sudo nano /usr/pluto/share/Resolutions.conf
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Re: [Guide]Resolutions
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2008, 10:35:49 pm »
The resolutions.conf was not in 704. Its part of 710. Which version are you trying?

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Re: [Guide]Resolutions
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2008, 11:30:18 pm »
I have installed kubuntu onto the core, and then 2 cd installed 0710 linuxmce on the core.