[Intel-gfx] Work-around wanted for laptop i3-330 1366x768 video
mrmazda at earthlink.net
Thu Feb 11 10:37:43 PST 2010
On 2010/02/11 09:52 (GMT-0800) Jesse Barnes composed:
> Well that's a downside of using VESA or any other non-native driver.
> It may not support all the resolutions you want.
> However, there is the "i915resolution" tool you can hack up to modify
> your VBIOS tables to give you a native resolution that the VESA driver
> can use. But really that's quite a contortion to say "supported",
> almost as bad as running a new kernel.
"Almost"? O_O I should think the performance deficiency in generic drivers,
particularly for gfxchips that share main RAM, would make using them more bad
than running a new kernel.
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