vesa/X mode problem - was: Re: i830m, no 1400x1050 LCD / xrandr
eric at anholt.net
Thu Oct 4 13:19:10 PDT 2007
On Thu, 2007-10-04 at 21:05 +0200, Benjamin Hagemann wrote:
> * Benny Hagemann <benny at benny.de> [2007-09-28 01:12]:
> > Hardware: Acer TravelMate 620, i830m, 1400x1050 LCD
> > Software: Debian unstable
> > setup-new: xorg 7.3+2 / core 1.4-2, intel 2.1.1-4 - only 1280x1024
> when grub boots with no vga option I get my 1400x1050 resolution,
> when grub boots with vga=0x31 (1280x1024,64k) X get only 1280x1024.
> Is this normal?
Yes, it's a workaround for the fact that we don't understand the BIOS's
mode tables on some older chipsets, so we just use whatever the console
has for LVDS if we don't have EDID.
Eric Anholt anholt at FreeBSD.org
eric at anholt.net eric.anholt at intel.com
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