[intel-gfx 2.9.1] intel driver resolution problem

Joerg Dorchain joerg at dorchain.net
Wed Dec 30 06:47:50 PST 2009

On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 12:31:25PM +0100, Paul Menzel wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 29.12.2009, 17:22 +0100 schrieb Joerg Dorchain:
> > with my setup, the intel driver does not find out my preferred resolution
> > by itself. For some reason, I am stuck with 800x600. Adding a modeline in
> > the xorg.conf helps, but that is exactly copied from the Xorg.log, so IMH=
> O
> > the driver should be able to figure out this by itself.
> >=20
> > Is there a better way than to give the modeline explicitly?
> Did you try with no `xorg.conf` at all?

Yes. But without
Section "ServerFlags"
        Option          "AllowEmptyInput"       "Off" # No HAL on this machine
I do not get any input devices at all.
> So you are using the latest released intel driver (2.9.1). To get more
> help I suggest to directly contact the list for the driver [1][2] (taken
> from [3]) or=E2=80=94which is preferred=E2=80=94open a bug report [4] and r=
> eport the bug
> number/URL back here.

I'll try the mailing list first. Maybe it is simple.



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