[armyops] Newbie: ArmyOps monitor refresh rate?

David Hedbor david at hedbor.org
Thu Jul 3 13:27:58 EDT 2003

Sentry <sentry at ihug.co.nz> writes:

> On Tue, 2003-07-01 at 15:16, Tuan Hwin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is there any way to set the refresh rate for the game?
>>  I'm a Linux newbie and don't know if it's set in the
>> OpenGL drivers, in the game engine, in one of the game
>> config files, or in XF86Config, etc.  The game works
>> fine, but the in-game refresh rate is at 55Hz (yuck!).
>>  Thanks in advance.
> If it is the same as with UT2003, then it seems to be a problem with
> XFree86 4.3 and SDL, the best way around it at the moment is to change
> your desktop resolution to the same one as your going to be playing in.

Actually, the best way is to change your XF86Config file to make the
VertRefresh in the monitor section have a higher default value. I have
it set to 85-160, which means 85 Hz is the lowest I'll ever get
(adjust to whatever is suitable for your monitor of course).

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