i810 problem with external montior

Barry Scott barry.scott at onelan.co.uk
Wed Jul 5 10:15:33 PDT 2006

kmand wrote:
> I'm running Xorg 6.9 on Suse 10.1 on a Fujitsu Lifebook S7000 with a 
>  Intel Corporation Mobile 915GM/GMS/910GML Express Graphics Controller rev
> 3,
> I want to use the external VGA port at 1280x768. I can use the FN-F10 to
> nicely switch from the laptops 1024x768 LCD to the external monitor, but no
> matter what I have tried with xorg.conf I'm limited to the three vesa built
> in resolutions of 1024x768, 800x600, and 640x480.
> One thing I notice in the log is
> (II) I810(0): Display Info: CRT: attached: TRUE, present: TRUE, size:
> (1024,768)
> which is not correct, and I wonder if thats the limitation.
> Suggestions?
The i810 driver does not support 1280x768 yet. The developers are adding 
for the next(?) Xorg release. There is a modesetting branch in git with 
the new code
on it.


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