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Re: I845 video chipset

On Fri, 24 Oct 2003, Desquerre Yohann wrote:

>> >                Depth     24
>> >                Modes    "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
>> >        EndSubSection
>> >EndSection
>> Check your X server log file, and it will tell you why it 
>I don't find an error messages neither a warming !!!

I didn't say there'd be any error messages or warnings.  There is 
at least 4 or 5 screens or more full of X server startup 
information though, and part of that information is a complete 
detailed listing of every single video mode known to the X server 
and wether it was accepted, or rejected, and if rejected - why it 
was rejected.  That's the information you're looking for.

>> rejected 1152x864.  A popular reason for Intel video hardware, is 
>> because your BIOS CMOS settings limit the video memory to a small 
>> amount like 1Mb or 2Mb.  Increase the video memory amount in the 
>If you are talking to me about the "on chip frame buffer size", it's
>limited to 8MB ???

That's the one.  If you can't set it above 8Mb I recommend 
disabling DRI.

Mike A. Harris     ftp://people.redhat.com/mharris
OS Systems Engineer - XFree86 maintainer - Red Hat

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