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> Video Drivers, 3d rage pro
post Dec 21 2003, 08:23 AM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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REAL new guy here .. i just installed the pink tie (redhat) 8.1 on an old hobby machine.

the install went fine. not a single hiccup.. (unlike my win 2000 which took 2 weeks )

the only problem is getting the video to fill out the screen .. as of right now it looks like a 13 inch screen on a 17 inch moniter.. i have played with all the adjustments but to no avail.

were can i get a driver to fix this problem? or how do i fix this problem?
the card is a ati 3d rage pro (4 mb ). but in linux it shows up as a mach64. ? dry.gif
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post Dec 24 2003, 12:07 AM
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Its GNU/

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If i understand you correctly, you are probably running a screen resolution of 1024x768 (or similar), and the video is probably running at 640x480. If this is the case, then you need to open up your X configuration and add 640x480 to the available modes so your screen can switch to it when needed. I'm not sure where your xconfiguration would be to in Redhat, however, you can open up your /etc/X11/XF86Config file and go down to your Screens section and add "640x480" to the end of your resolutions line and save and restart your X server.

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