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Old 21st June 2007, 07:56 PM
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For the Love of God HELP ME!

I have a Fedora Core 7 installation.
I have a DELL E207WFP LCD monitor that CAN do 1680x1050
I have a Compaq d530 with an onboard Intel 82865G video controller.

I have been trying for hours to get a decent resolution, no matter what I do I get a streched out 1280x1024 resolution. I'm ready to throw this thing through a window.

I upgraded to FC7 because this supposedly has the newer intel driver that supports this monitor.

xorg.conf:
# Xorg configuration created by system-config-display

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "single head configuration"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"

#1680x1050 @ 60.00 Hz (GTF) hsync: 65.22 kHz; pclk: 147.14 MHz
Identifier "DELL E207WFP"
HorizSync 30.0 - 83.0
VertRefresh 56.0 - 75.0
ModeLine "1680x1050" 147.1 1680 1784 1968 2256 1050 1051 1054 1087 -hsync +vsync
Option "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "i810"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "DELL E207WFP"
DefaultDepth 24
Option "UseEDID" "False"
SubSection "Display"

#Viewport 0 0
#Modes "1680x1050" "1280x1024" "1152x864" "1024x768"
Depth 24
Modes "1680x1050" "1440x900" "1400x1050" "1360x768" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1280x800" "1280x720" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection
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Old 21st June 2007, 08:10 PM
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Hello:
Have you installed 915resolution ?
PHP Code:
# yum info 915resolution.i386
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Available Packages
Name   
915resolution
Arch   
i386
Version
0.5.3
Release
1.fc7
Size   
16 k
Repo   
fedora
Summary
Intel video BIOS hack to support certain resolutions
Description
:
915resolution is a tool to modify the video BIOS of the 800 and 900 series
Intel graphics chipsets
This includes the 845G855G, and 865G chipsets, as
well as 915G915GM, and 945G chipsetsThis modification is necessary to
allow the display of certain graphics resolutions 
for an Xorg or XFree86
graphics server
.

915resolution's modifications of the BIOS are transient. There is no risk of
permanent modification of the BIOS. This also means that 915resolution must be
run every time the computer boots inorder for it'
s changes to take effect.

915resolution is derived from the tool 855resolutionHoweverthe code
differs substantially
915resolution's code base is much simpler.
915resolution also allows the modification of bits per pixel. 
yum install 915resolution.

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Old 26th June 2007, 11:59 PM
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you need to use the "intel" video driver. You are using "i810"
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Old 27th June 2007, 12:36 AM
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