965GM + Latitude D830 = Fuzzy

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Tue Jul 3 18:26:26 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-07-03 at 17:15 -0700, Mike Laiosa wrote:
> I have a Dell Latitude D830 which has a 965GM chipset.  Although the
> display is running at its native resolution of 1920x1200, its fuzzy.
> Its not a hardware issue, because if I boot to Windows XP, it looks
> fine.  I've also verified that the things I'm looking at indeed should
> have crisp borders.  Does anybody have any ideas?

Yeah, Eric pushed a patch yesterday to turn off the pixel scaler when in
native resolution. That should solve this.

> (I'm using the latest version of the driver packaged with Ubuntu.  While
> I suspect that a setting can fix my problem, I'm also trying to build
> the latest git version, without much success:

You need several development packages; perhaps 'apt-get build-dep
xserver-xorg-video-intel' will help; it would on Debian.

keith.packard at intel.com
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