can't get 1680x1050 with intel-1.9.91
ross at burtonini.com
Fri Mar 9 06:00:29 PST 2007
On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 15:25 +0200, Timo Aaltonen wrote:
> I'm trying to get a Lenovo ThinkCentre M55 with a Lenovo 22" D221 flatpanel
> to display the native resolution of 1680x1050, but I only get 1280x800 no
> matter what I try. I get the same resolution with a Sun 19" flat (1280x1024
> native) so something funky is going on. This is with xorg-server 126.96.36.1991 and
> xf86-video-intel 1.9.91 built on Ubuntu Feisty (current development
Looks like you might have the same problem I have -- the new
driver/server has trouble reading EDID from the external display.
My xorg.conf contains this:
Identifier "Dell TFT"
Modeline "1680x1050" 149.00 1680 1760 1944 2280 1050 1050 1052 1089
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "Intel Corporation Mobile Integrated Graphics Controller"
Monitor "Generic Monitor"
Option "monitor-VGA" "Dell TFT"
Virtual 1680 1050
Which tells the intel driver to add the specified modeline to the list
of valid modes on the VGA output. With this I can randr up to 1680x1050
on the external display if I turn off the local panel.
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