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This explains how to configure xorg.conf to get native resolution on Dell 2407WFP LCD monitor.

Contents

Nvidia over DVI

Monitor Section

Section "Monitor"
       Identifier      "2407wfp"
       DisplaySize     503     315
       Option          "DPMS"
       HorizSync       30-81
       VertRefresh     56-76
       Option          "ModeValidation"        "NoMaxPClkCheck"
       Option          "UseEDIDDpi"            "false"
EndSection

Device Section

Section "Device"
       Identifier      "XFX-GeForceFX5200"
       Driver          "nvidia"
       Option          "NoLogo"        "true"
EndSection

Screen Section

Section "Screen"
       Identifier      "Screen 1"
       Device          "MSI-GeForce2Ti"
       Monitor         "2407WFP"
       DefaultDepth    24
       Subsection      "Display"
               Depth           24
               Modes           "1920x1200"
       EndSubsection
EndSection

Nvidia over VGA

Note: Relevant entries are in bold. HorizSync and VertRefresh are per Dell specs. DisplaySize is set to produce 96 DPI--this is optional.

Modeline was calculated using Gtf, a xorg-server utility for calculating VESA GTF modes.

File: Calculate the modeline
gtf 1920 1200 60

Monitor Section

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier      "2407WFP"
    DisplaySize     503     315
    HorizSync       30-81
    VertRefresh     56-76
    Modeline        "1920x1200"  193.16  1920 2048 2256 2592  1200 1201 1204 1242  -HSync +Vsync
EndSection

Device Section

Section "Device"
    Identifier      "MSI-GeForce2Ti"
    Driver          "nvidia"
    VideoRam        65536
    Option          "NoLogo"        "true"
EndSection

Screen Section

Section "Screen"
       Identifier      "Screen 1"
       Device          "MSI-GeForce2Ti"
       Monitor         "2407WFP"
       DefaultDepth    24
       Subsection      "Display"
               Depth           24
               Modes           "1920x1200"
       EndSubsection
EndSection
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