Fwd: xf86-video-i810-1.9.92 works on external 1920x1200 but not 1400x1050 laptop screen...

Lars Ivar Igesund larsivar at igesund.net
Wed Mar 28 06:00:46 PDT 2007

On Wednesday 28 March 2007 14:44:11 Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Andrew McMillan wrote:
> > It's a shame that the 2048x2048 limitation is just too small.  Readily
> > available _single_ screens are pushing that.
> >
> > For me I have just disabled all of DRI, Xv etc in order to be able to
> > extend my desktop, but I wonder what the timeframe will be for the 3D
> > engine to get that limit removed...
> Yes this is a real pain for me too for the same reasons. I'd like to use
> my laptop with e.g. projectors, LCD external displays etc., but seeing
> as my native res is 1680x1050 it means I only have 400 odd pixels
> left/right or 998 pixels up/down which is a bit of a pain - stil
> 1024x768 is OK for now. Just hope some of the clever folks find some
> time to work around this limitation sometime soon. After all it works OK
> on the Macbooks with i945GMs so they must have had similar problems no?
> And I really can't turn off my 3D eye candy... it's like an addiction
> now... no going back :p
> Col.

As I've mentioned before, if I can have an external widescreen and the local 
laptop at the same time, giving me a large total desktop, I couldn't care 
less about the 3D, and seeing as this (at times) work with the old driver, 
it's a regression if the new one can't.

Lars Ivar Igesund

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