On Mon, Jun 12, 2000 at 03:56:39PM +0200, "Guillermo S. Romero / Familia Romero" 
> Does anybody know how to move the refresh data from Windows to XFree? Is
> there any kind of formula (simple, if possible)? A full database of scan
> lines? Does XFree 4 come with exact settings or still under powered?

You can set any refresh rate and resolution your hardware and software
allows, in both xfree 3 and 4. Just edit your XF86Config and adjust the

> I am a bit feed up with this, specially cos all people complain that "in
> Windows I get X but in Linux I get less" when the problem is not about
> forcing but setting the right numbers.

xfree4 can make use of ddc, and most monitors underestimate their
powers. For example, I have a very hard time of getting anything better
than 70hz under windows. Without the matrox control panel I can't even
force refresh settings, so windows is by far worse than linux :|

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