1280x800 display, i810, 915, etc etc etc

P.U.Kruppa root at pukruppa.de
Tue Jun 7 15:15:49 GMT 2005

On Tue, 7 Jun 2005, Ben Paley wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm running 5.4 on my shiny new dell inspiron 6000 - there are a few things
> yet to sort out, and one of them is X. Amazing. In winxp it runs at 1280x800,
> 16bit (I think, or 24? can't remember off-hand, i'd be happy with 8 for the
> moment!). And it seems I need the i810 Generic driver from xorg.
You might need
in your /boot/loader.conf . See also



> At the moment, I'm working with no xorg.conf at all! I get 800x600, not sure
> of colour depth. But I really want / need to take advantage of the full
> screen resolution. I understand I should set things up to run 915resolution
> on boot, to teach the vbios about 1280x800. But I've yet make or find an
> xorg.conf that even gives me a display.
> Thanks a lot for any help!
> Thanks,
> Ben
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* Peter Ulrich Kruppa - Wuppertal - Germany * 

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