Driver for Intel GMA X3100, how to install?

Marius Gedminas mgedmin at
Sun Nov 4 15:33:50 PST 2007

On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 10:45:35PM +0100, Aletta Karsies van Eeden wrote:
> Thanks for the answers, I checked, and I do have this version 2.1.1, and in 
> opensuse 10.3 that I have installed now with the latest updates, it does see 
> my graphics card as Intel g33, so that seems fine. However, the resolution 
> that I get is clearly lower than 1680x1050, on the screen I see about 1260 X 
> 1030 (as I have a wide screen, everything is stretched horizontally). In 
> addition to this on the bottom of the screen I miss about 20 pixels, and on 
> the right side a bit more falls outside the screen (I had the same problem 
> when I tried Ubuntu and Mandriva). In the Sax tool I cannot resize or move 
> the screen image. Does this mean there is still a bug in the driver, and if 
> yes, should I report this somewhere?

The contents of your /var/log/Xorg.0.log would be useful in figuring out
what happens.  Especially the bit where the monitor reports its
capabilities (search for DDC or EDID).

Marius Gedminas
The reason computer chips are so small is that computers don't eat much.
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