x.org 7.0.0 945GM will not go into 1280x800 mode

Jeffrey Hundstad 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:
>> Hello,
>> 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

Jeffrey Hundstad
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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