x.org 7.0.0 945GM will not go into 1280x800 mode
philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com
Sat Jun 24 10:25:36 PDT 2006
Jeffrey Hundstad wrote:
> 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.
> For reference:
> 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
Better yet, grab it as an RPM! Go to:
This makes installing it a lot easier... Once you install the package, you
just need to edit /etc/sysconfig/915resolution appropriately.
I haven't tried it on non-Fedora systems... If anyone tries it and has
it on other systems (installing files into wrong directories, etc) let
me know and
I'll try to patch it.
More information about the xorg