VESA support for wide screens?

Jung-uk Kim jkim at
Thu Jun 23 21:42:51 UTC 2011

On Thursday 23 June 2011 05:22 pm, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> I nave a new laptop with a 1600x900 display and an Intel 3000
> (Sandybridge) GPU. Looks like no direct support until GEM and KMS
> is available. Until then, I'd really like a display that is not
> squashed. I am not at all familiar with the vesa driver, so I have
> no idea how to proceed.
> The only resolution I see offered by the vesa driver is 1024x768.
> Can I add a mode (preferably using xrandr) to get the pixels back
> to being square? And, can I get it to use the full resolution?

If your VESA BIOS does not support the desired mode, there is no way, 

Jung-uk Kim

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