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Slackware Linux screen resolution problem?

I am using Slackware 10.1 GNU/Linux? OS and quite happy with that. Though I am an advance user, I am having a problem with that!

I want to set the screen resolution to 1152 X 864 with 75Hz Monitor VF that works well with dual boot Windows 2000 Pro. Currently Slackware shows, 800 x 600, 1024 x 768 and 1280 x 1024 (60 Hz). I tried with XorgConfig file but in vain.

So, what do you think?

Two possibilities come to mind:

While I can't speak specifically to Slackware, I can suggest a tool to use: Sax2. This is an open source tool from Suse (now Novell) that is included in Suse/Novell Linux, plus a few others (Yoper comes to mind). Get the source from Suse, compile and try...