FC7: 1680x1050 screen resolution on thinkpad T61 with Intel 965GM X3100 video chipset.
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Fri Sep 7 19:47:41 UTC 2007
--- Whil Hentzen <linux07 at softwaremuscle.com> wrote:
> Globe Trotter wrote:
> > --- Whil Hentzen <linux07 at softwaremuscle.com> wrote:
> >>>> So there is no hardware problem for me, and it seems there is no
> >> fundamental
> >>>> linux issue. Just fedora fc7.
> >>>> Its a shame to blight a good distro by giving non expert users such
> >>>> setting up a simple thing as the display.
> >>> Agreed! And I have the opensource intel.....which installed perfectly
> >>> xubuntu. Wonder when it will work out of the box with fedora.....
> >> Where'd you get the Intel opensource? I've been over to
> >> http://intellinuxgraphics.org
> >> and they have source but tell you to go to your 'neighborhood linux
> >> distro' for precompiled packages. I don't think there's one for Intel +
> >> FC6, is there?
> > I updated mine using the development (for f8) and it works...it will
> > show up on F7 and perhaps FC6 unless they stop supporting it before then.
> I see two packages:
> under fedora/linux/development/i386/os/Packages on the various mirrors.
> Which did you use?
> (Getting excited, hopefully not prematurely, been wrestling with this
> for weeks....)
I used the following command (thanks to Phil):
yum --enablerepo=development install xorg-x11-drv-i810
No, you don't need the -devel package...
> Whil Hentzen
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