Limited resolution available with the nVidia FX5800 when using the VESA driver in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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Issue

The VESA driver is incapable of driving the nVidia FX5800 video card at resolutions greater than 800x600

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • nVidia FX5800 video card
  • VESA driver

Resolution

There is currently no resolution for this issue, however it is under investigation. This article will be updated when a fix is available.