[rescue] 1600SW and refresh rates

Kevin kevin at mpcf.com
Mon Jun 16 02:03:32 CDT 2003

Thanks for the info.  I had to wrestle with the mode lines
stuff in XF86Config to get 1920x1200 to display correctly on
the SGI 24" monitors.  Always fun.


On Mon, 16 Jun 2003 13:48:38 -0400 (EDT)
Gary Nichols <gary at linuxforce.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Kevin wrote:
> > The 1600sw i'm looking at comes with a Number Nine card
> > (Revolution 7.)  So i can't use it on my existing SGI
> > boxes without an additional $500 expenditure and i can't
> > use it on my linux box unless i ditch Quake3/UT 2003....
> > bummer.  Is the Number Nine card fast for 2D?  What was
> > the PITA with X, mode lines?
> It's fast for 2D, no 3D.  Yep, the mode lines were what
> screwed me

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