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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.
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.
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 ??
Last edited by WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot; 03-12-2006 at 05:06 PM.
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.
Last edited by sujaylahiri; 03-13-2006 at 08:16 PM.
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.