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Re: 1680 x 1050 with intel driver?



On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 02:59:14PM +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
> Laurent Rineau writes:
>  > On Wednesday 17 October 2007 14:59:03 Adam Jackson wrote:
>  > > On Tue, 2007-10-16 at 19:04 -0400, Louis E Garcia II wrote:
>  > > > I asked this question on the Xorg list:
>  > > >
>  > > > The Dell UltraSharp 2407WFP-HC 24-inch is capable of 1920 x 1200. My
>  > > > laptop has an Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express
>  > > > Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03) with vga out. Can my video chip
>  > > > power this monitor?
>  > >
>  > > Yes, it can.
>  > 
>  > Even through a VGA port? I thought a DVI port was needed for such a
>  > resolution.
> 
> I don't see why.  I've driven a 24" monitor at 2304 x 1440 over a VGA
> connection.  Granted, you need something like a 350 MHz pixel clock,
> but it does work.

and it'll look much sharper with a DVI cable anyhow.  When I got my
2407 that's the first "upgrade" I made - a 10 foot DVI cable so the
computer can be in the closet.  It was like $30 online somewhere.  Now
if only my KVM switch had DVI...

-Matt

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Matt Domsch
Linux Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO
linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux


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