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Old 07-13-2011, 10:49 PM   #1
billsmithaustin
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screen resolution too low after updating Ubuntu 11.04 on Pavilion dv6


My Pavilion dv6t-6100 laptop has a max resolution of 1920x1080. Everything worked fine on Ubuntu 11.04 until I installed the latest updates this evening. Now I can't set the screen resolution higher than 1280x1024.

How do I troubleshoot this?

Thanks,
Bill Smith

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Old 07-14-2011, 09:15 AM   #2
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I'd start by determining checking the video driver. Perhaps the new driver failed and you've been switched to the vesa driver.
 
Old 07-14-2011, 09:24 AM   #3
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Thank you for replying, RockDoctor. While trying to fix a different problem, I followed some advice in comment 27 of https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...b2/+bug/699802. Reverting those changes fixed my screen resolution.
 
  


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