1280x800 display, i810, 915, etc etc etc
mrl0lz at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 21:58:30 GMT 2005
This is a common issue. Ben please contact me off the list. I ran into this
EXACT same problem. A quick fix is a port of 810resolution. I submitted it
for commit into ports a month ago but still not in the tree. Again contact
me off the list and ill give you everything you need( Sorry if you dont Ill
forget to send you all the stuff when I get home)
On 6/9/05, Ben Paley <ben at spooty.net> wrote:
> > > 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
> > agp_load="YES"
> >in your /boot/loader.conf . See also
> >(Section 220.127.116.11 <http://18.104.22.168>).
> Thanks a lot - i think the agp thing may have helped. I compiled it in
> of loading it dynamically
> > > 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.
> > You may want to check /etc/X11/Xorg.0.log to see if any 1280x800 modes
> > are recognized. If not, you may need to use 855patch:
> I think this is what 915resolution does for me.
> > ModeLine "1280x800" 71.0 1280 1328 1360 1440 800 802 808 823
> Thanks for this.
> > Use the i810 driver.
> Weirdly, although everyone says to use i810, I could only make it work
> the vesa driver!
> Anyway, thanks a lot both of you - between you and some more googling I
> finally seem to have got it going!
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