Small problem with new monitor
All is not sweetness and light in hardware land. The other day, I discovered a problem with my new monitor. Or, to be more precise, it's a problem with using my old video card with my new monitor. It seems I can't get OpenGL support for my old 16MB ATI Xpert 128 card (Rage 128 chipset) to work in widescreen mode.
It's weird. I can get 3D acceleration no problem when running at 1024x768. But when I switch to the widescreen aspect ration and run at 1440x900, hardware acceleration is just gone. The card is supposed to support resolutions much higher than my monitor can handle, so I'm not sure why this is. I suspect it's the widescreen, as I haven't found anything one way or the other about the card's support for this.
I've looked at the X.org logs, but I don't really know enough about the inner workings of it to make much of them. I suspect it had something to do with the highlighed lines shown below, but I really don't know. I suspect I'll just have to get a new card. It's not like I'm not due anyway.
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