Intel 2.0.0 driver not seeing laptop screen resolutions properly

Greg KH greg at
Mon May 7 18:20:42 PDT 2007

On Mon, May 07, 2007 at 06:17:54PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> So, I upgraded to 2.0.0 a few weeks ago, and it worked just fine,
> without rebooting my laptop (quit X, restarted, and it was great).  The
> same resolution worked (1280x768) both with, and without any xorg.conf
> file present.
> Then I rebooted to use a newer kernel, and I no longer can use 1280x768
> anymore, the screen only runs at 1024x768, with a black band on the
> right side where the unused pixels are (things aren't stretched to the
> whole screen, like they had been in the past when switching to this
> resolution.)

Oh, and yes, changing back to the older kernel (2.6.20) does not change
anything :(

I've also tried 2.6.21 and newer, and no difference either, if that


greg k-h

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