video intel 82865G
fc-cornette at insight.rr.com
Wed Nov 22 00:23:59 UTC 2006
Boris Becker wrote:
> I have just installed FC6 in a new computer, an Intel Celeron D 2.53
> with 512MB ram and video intel 82865G (onboard) with a standard LCD screen.
> How do I set up X to use a specific video configuration ?
> When it tries to start it hangs up completely. I can't even open other
> If I start in runlevel 3, it works just fine in text mode.
> Can anybody help me with this ?
> Thanks in advance.
> Domingo Becker
I have a working X with the 83865G video but was trying to help someone
with a broken X.
The excerpt that seemed to help him out was to manually select the
monitor using system-config-display --reconfig
I hope this gives you some idea as to where to start searching.
> Is it possible to find another monitor to try this out on?
Not easily, but...
> (In reply to comment #27)
> I tried running system-config-display and manually picking a monitor and
> resolution and it worked with the i810 driver! I will attach a working
> xorg.conf. I have a Sony Multiscan 20sf II monitor which wasn't listed as an
> option, so I chose the Multiscan 17sf. Then I selected the i810 driver and
> exited X and it worked when X came back up. I haven't tried rebooting entirely
> yet, but I think it's using the i810 driver successfully for the first time with
> fc6 on this computer.
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