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Re: FC6T3 Install on Acer Aspire 5601AWLMi laptop (long)



On Mon, 2006-09-18 at 12:12 -0500, ron flory wrote:
> Adam Jackson wrote:
> > ron flory wrote:
> >> 2. X only appears to be able to use 1024x768 resolution.  LCD is
> >>    1280x800 native.  No matter what I do with "system-configure-
> >>    display", I can't get it to run higher resolution.  This worked
> >>    correctly under FC6T2 once I told it the LCD capabilities.
> > 
> > The default i810 video driver can only set modes to those listed in the 
> > video BIOS, and you bought a machine with a sufficiently broken BIOS to 
> > not list the native panel size.
> 
>   Thanks, that rattled my memory.
> 
>   Running the '915resolution' prog from
> http://www.geocities.com/stomljen/download.html in a rc. startup
> to hack a proper video bios mode line lets X choose the correct
> resolution.

Using the intel driver is a better solution and will work better with
things like suspend/resume :)

Jeremy


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