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Old 03-11-2006, 05:39 PM   #1
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Intel Integrated Graphics for laptops


I installed SuSe Linux 10.0 on my Gateway M305 laptop. Everything's working fine except the onboard video. It recognizes the video card correctly as Intel 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device but I can't run it at max resolution of 1024 X 768. It only shows me 2 modes: 640 X 480 and 800 X 600. I managed to get 3D acceleration on it though.
The driver renderer it recognizes as Mesa DRI Intel 852/855GM. I tried the drivers on Intel's website but it still won't work.
 
Old 03-11-2006, 06:05 PM   #2
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Check your xorg.conf usually in /etc/X11/

look for something that looks like:

Code:
 SubSection "Display"
  Depth  24
  Modes  "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
 EndSubSection
If you haven't got 1024x768 in there it might not give you the option ( though it would be weird for it not to be there ).
 
Old 03-11-2006, 07:40 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by leonscape
Check your xorg.conf usually in /etc/X11/

look for something that looks like:

Code:
 SubSection "Display"
  Depth  24
  Modes  "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
 EndSubSection
If you haven't got 1024x768 in there it might not give you the option ( though it would be weird for it not to be there ).
I checked it there. It shows all the modes including 1024 X 768. Still I can't get it running on that. On the display settings it has just the 1st 2 options.
 
Old 03-11-2006, 07:56 PM   #4
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You could try reconfiguring your graphics card using sax2. You need to drop into runlevel 3 in order to run sax2.
 
Old 03-12-2006, 02:01 AM   #5
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Did that. Nothing happens. Still stuck at 800 x 600 even after trying all possible resolution modes. It can go down, i.e 640 x 480 but can't go above 800 x 600. I'm using vesa drivers as the intel ones (i810) didn't work.
 
Old 03-12-2006, 06:52 AM   #6
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Try reconfiguring your xserver using xorgconfig, maybe you will have better results.
 
Old 03-12-2006, 04:01 PM   #7
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i think the main question here is how once can get the intel drivers running. I know fedora has simple Nvidia drivers which are native and not the ones from nvidia.com ( "nv" in xorg under driver ) which allowed me to go to 1280x1024 so there must be some native intel drivers too. if so, what is the driver name ??

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Old 03-12-2006, 04:10 PM   #8
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On my laptop, the driver name for intel graphics is i810.
 
Old 03-13-2006, 07:11 PM   #9
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Is this a problem with the LCD monitor of the laptop as many people are able to run the i810 driver successfully on the same chipset(855GM) as mine. If yes how can I adjust the monitor settings? In the xorg.conf file, I manually removed the other resolutions in the subsection "display" and saved it but they came back again after a reboot.

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Old 04-16-2006, 07:24 PM   #10
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Intel 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device

I am also having a resolution problem while running Suse 10 on my Gateway 305.

Can any one help out?
 
Old 04-17-2006, 12:15 AM   #11
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I think it's only with the drivers which Intel supplies. They are not compatible with xorg but are only compatible with xfree86 which was discontinued few years back. Even the DRI drivers are only compatible with xfree86. There are some commercial x-servers which claim that they can run the Intel drivers but you'll have to pay.
At present, I'm running my card at 800 X 600.
 
  


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