Intel 2.0.0 driver not seeing laptop screen resolutions properly

Greg KH greg at
Fri May 18 15:23:38 PDT 2007

On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 10:02:02PM -0700, Keith Packard wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 21:21 -0700, Eric Anholt wrote:
> > So, we lose out on starting X after a resume from S3 has happened, on
> > that hardware (which, as I understand, is not uncommon)?  That seems
> > like a recipe for even more pain than the current situation.
> I don't know which is more common -- hardware that unmaps the BIOS on S3
> resume or hardware which has bogus parameters in the video registers.
> And, at this point, we're at 'failing to ever work' being worse than
> 'failing to work after S3'.
> In any case, we should certainly add config options that can control
> which method (video reg vs BIOS) we use for the initial mode selection.

Well, as the current driver version, from git, still is broken for my
laptop, I do agree that this should be some kind of option :)

Any help I can provide with testing?


greg k-h

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