x.org 7.0.0 945GM will not go into 1280x800 mode
jeffrey.hundstad at mnsu.edu
Fri Jun 23 14:08:45 PDT 2006
Tim Dijkstra wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Jun 2006 13:43:31 -0500
> Jeffrey Hundstad <jeffrey.hundstad at mnsu.edu> wrote:
>> First thanks for your time. I've just received a Dell Latitude D820
>> with an Intel 945GM (pciid: 8086:27a2). The display claims to be a
>> 1280x800 display... but I can't for my life get it into this mode. I
>> can only use it at 1024x768. I've used get-edid and parse-edid to
>> get a valid mode line but still can seem to get it to work. I'm
>> using the i810 driver. Can someone lend a few minutes to see if I'm
>> missing something somewhere.
>> I'll attach my config and log output and lspci output.
>> Thanks again for your time.
> Google for 915resolution. It's a hack to change your video bios.
> grts Tim
Thanks a ton! 915resolution did the trick.
915resolution can be found at: http://www.geocities.com/stomljen/
The Debian package is called: 915resolution
The Debian config file is at: /etc/default/915resolution
PS I'll contact the author of the web page above and make sure my laptop
info is included so google can find it for other poor souls like myself.
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