FC7: 1680x1050 screen resolution on thinkpad T61 with Intel 965GM X3100 video chipset.
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Tue Sep 4 19:16:03 UTC 2007
Globe Trotter wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Pete Huckelba <redhat at stata.com>
> To: For users of Fedora <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 4, 2007 11:56:13 AM
> Subject: Re: FC7: 1680x1050 screen resolution on thinkpad T61 with Intel 965GM X3100 video chipset.
> Globe Trotter wrote:
>> --- trendle <no-reply-gw at fcp.surfsite.org> wrote:
>>> I have a similar problem with a 1680x1050 lcd monitor and fc7.
>>> I can set the physical screen to the correct size, but cannot see any
>>> solution for the display size.
>>> However, fwiw... I tried a spare disk and installed the most recent mandriva
>>> (spring 2007). It recognised and setup the screen correctly.
>>> 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 grief
>>> setting up a simple thing as the display.
>> Agreed! And I have the opensource intel.....which installed perfectly with
>> xubuntu. Wonder when it will work out of the box with fedora.....
>> btw, i filed a bug report: no one has assigned it yet, so this is really low
>> priority, looks like.
>> i filed it under 915resolution. anything else that would be more apt?
> rpm -ivh http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-7.rpm
> yum -y install 915resolution
> Then add to the bottom of /etc/rc
> /usr/sbin/915resolution 3a 1680 1050 24
> and reboot.
> Thanks for the above. I uninstalled 915resolution using yum, and then went through the steps above. To no avail. I was not able to get the higher 1680x1050 resolution....
> Any further suggestions? Btw, I wonder why we need the livna repo. I did follow the above advice word for word, though.
> Many thanks,
My bad -915 is in extras, not livna; not to mention x3100 is their new
video chipset, invalidating the 915 hack. Have you taken a look at
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