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Re: [opensuse] Display resolution 1600x1200 will not accepted by 10.2
- From: Hans van der Merwe <hvdmerwe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2007 07:34:07 +0000
- Message-id: <1184139247.27619.16.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 09:23 +0200, Jan Albrecht wrote:
> Hi Sean,
> I already tried that, but that did not help. The machine still does come
> up with 1280x1024. And even KDE does not provide me more than that
> I already diabled 915resolution hack and framebuffer laoding during
> boot, no solution.
> Sean Craig wrote:
> > Hi Jan,
> > I also have this chipset in my Apple MacBook. To get the desired
> > resolution, I set the resolution, saved without testing, and rebooted
> > the machine. (save /etc/X11/xorg.conf first!)
> > The 915resolution hack is applied early on in the boot process to set
> > the correct resolution.
> > Regards
> > Sean
> > Jan Albrecht wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I've little problem here.
> >> I got a SUN 365-1430 monitor as present here yesterday. The monitor
> >> does work fine and supports a resolution up to 1600x1200.
> >> If I do enter this resolution to sax2 and test it, sax2 will fall back
> >> to 1280x1024, no matter what I provide sax2 as monitor data.
> >> Does anyone of you have the idea what the problem could be?
> >> 915resolution does provide me this:
> >> sudo 915resolution -l
> >> albr17's password:
> >> Intel 800/900 Series VBIOS Hack : version 0.5.3
> >> Chipset: 945G
> >> BIOS: TYPE 1
> >> Mode Table Offset: $C0000 + $269
> >> Mode Table Entries: 27
> >> Mode 30 : 640x480, 8 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 32 : 800x600, 8 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 34 : 1024x768, 8 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 38 : 1280x1024, 8 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 3a : 1600x1200, 8 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 3c : 1600x1200, 8 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 41 : 640x480, 16 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 43 : 800x600, 16 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 45 : 1024x768, 16 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 49 : 1280x1024, 16 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 4b : 1600x1200, 16 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 4d : 1600x1200, 16 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 50 : 640x480, 32 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 52 : 800x600, 32 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 54 : 1024x768, 32 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 58 : 1280x1024, 32 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 5a : 1600x1200, 32 bits/pixel
> >> Mode 5c : 1600x1200, 32 bits/pixel
> >> So I assume I do not have to patch the the vbios, as my resolution is
> >> already listed there.
> >> I've worked myself through various prostings and already provided the
> >> monitor specifications to sax2 by hand, but I still do not get my
> >> wanted resolution.
> >> Any idea?
> >> Thanks
> >> Jan
Try setting the resolution by hand in the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file. MAKE
a backup of the file first - I have knocked myself out after messing it
up without a working backup.
You can try your new res by starting a second X session:
use Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to kill it.
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