LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Laptop and Netbook
User Name
Password
Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 11-07-2007, 01:01 PM   #1
Lockywolf
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2007
Posts: 70

Rep: Reputation: 15
1280x800 framebuffer.


How to get 1280x800 framebuffer?

Intel X3100 (GM965) HP-Compaq 6710s

i try to boot with

video=intelfb:1280x800-60,accel,mtrr

but that doesn't work - still plain-text console
 
Old 11-08-2007, 10:17 PM   #2
Lenard
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2005
Location: Indiana
Distribution: RHEL/CentOS/SL 5 i386 and x86_64 pata for IDE in use
Posts: 4,790

Rep: Reputation: 56
Quote:
How to get 1280x800 framebuffer?
Not possible, close as you can get is 102x768

All the modes possible(best viewed using a mono-space font);
Code:
Colors | 640x480  800x600  1024x768 1280x1024
-------+-------------------------------------
256    |   769      771      773      775
32k    |   784      787      790      793
64k    |   785      788      791      794
16M    |   786      789      792      795


Colours   640x400 640x480 800x600 1024x768 1152x864 1280x1024 1600x1200
--------+--------------------------------------------------------------
 4 bits |    ?       ?     0x302      ?        ?        ?         ?
 8 bits |  0x300   0x301   0x303    0x305    0x161    0x307     0x31C
15 bits |    ?     0x310   0x313    0x316    0x162    0x319     0x31D
16 bits |    ?     0x311   0x314    0x317    0x163    0x31A     0x31E
24 bits |    ?     0x312   0x315    0x318      ?      0x31B     0x31F
32 bits |    ?       ?       ?        ?      0x164      ?
 
Old 12-03-2007, 05:26 AM   #3
pappy_mcfae
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2007
Location: Dallas
Distribution: Gentoo x86 & x86_64
Posts: 190

Rep: Reputation: 30
There is a fix available that will give you 1280x800 resolution under X. It is available at http://www.geocities.com/stomljen/. I use it on this machine and it gives me true 1280x800 resolution. It seems to work in console mode as well once it is invoked. Give it a try!

Blessed be!
Pappy

Last edited by pappy_mcfae; 12-03-2007 at 05:28 AM.
 
  


Reply

Tags
framebuffer, gm965, intel


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1280x800 framebuffer, please help. sblantipodi Linux - Laptop and Netbook 3 11-01-2007 05:39 PM
1280x800??????????? Dasha Linux - Laptop and Netbook 4 10-20-2005 04:37 PM
1280x800 framebuffer? locke105 Slackware 4 07-16-2005 01:37 AM
1280x800 Oholiab Linux - Laptop and Netbook 3 06-11-2005 08:25 PM
VESA framebuffer vs Intel framebuffer in Slackware 10.0 with default kernel brancalessio Slackware 3 01-20-2005 04:21 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:13 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration