You have to edit your configuration file for X (use X configuration app from Puppy menu) in monitor and graphics card sections. Try my values for Riva TNT2 M64 (they work nice for my card and monitor with nouveau driver) but choose your desired resolution.
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Posted: Thu 01 May 2014, 14:55 Post_subject:
GeForce is an nvidia product, right? Have you tried running xorgwizard in the initial
black console (Alt-Ctrl-Backspace brings you there). Press the choose button. Then
you are offered the choice of the nouveau or nv drivers for nvidia video cards. Reboot
if necessary (if the Puppy doesn't do it automatically).
Upon reboot, a confirmation screen appears, presenting you with a wider choice of
I'm writing this on a Puppy Precise 5.7.1 and I am getting 1280x1024 res. from a very
old mmx GeForce 4400 with 64 Mg only, using the "simple" nv driver. So you may be
offered even better resolutions. (Although res. capacity depends on the monitor
I hope this helps.
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