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Old 09-26-2005, 09:30 PM   #1
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Changing resolution on a Dell dimension 3000 desktop.


I have a Dell dimension 3000 desktop, with a hard drive installation of auditor (kinda like knoppix.) I think the computer has some type of onboard intel graphics. The problum is that i can not figure out how to incress my resolution. It is currnetly set as 640x480, which is way to low of a reselution. I went to the screen resize and rotate tool, but the only resolution listed is the 640x480. Are there some type of drivers i have to install to get the other resolutions working. Any help will be great. I need to get this fixed ASAP.

Thanks,
The Ragin' Cuban
 
Old 09-27-2005, 01:56 PM   #2
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your video card is probably a "Integrated Intel® Extreme Graphics" but it should be better to check on you tech doc or in windows.

anyway you can some linux driver on the intel site.
 
Old 09-27-2005, 01:59 PM   #3
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Try "lspci" and "lspci -n" to see how it is detected. Have you checked your xorg/xfree conf file (look under "/etc/X11/.....")
 
Old 09-27-2005, 02:48 PM   #4
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lspci =

root@DellBox:~# lspci
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82865G/PE/P DRAM Controller/Host-Hub Interface (rev 02)
0000:00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corp. 82865G Integrated Graphics Device(rev 02)
0000:00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB UHCI #1 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB UHCI #2 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB UHCI #4 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB2 EHCI Controller(rev 02)
0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801 PCI Bridge (rev c2)
0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) LPC Bridge (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) Ultra ATA 100 StorageController (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 02)
0000:01:01.0 Modem: Intel Corp.: Unknown device 1080 (rev 04)
0000:01:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82562EZ 10/100 Ethernet Controller (rev02)

lspci -n =

0000:00:00.0 0600: 8086:2570 (rev 02)
0000:00:02.0 0300: 8086:2572 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.0 0c03: 8086:24d2 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.1 0c03: 8086:24d4 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.3 0c03: 8086:24de (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.7 0c03: 8086:24dd (rev 02)
0000:00:1e.0 0604: 8086:244e (rev c2)
0000:00:1f.0 0601: 8086:24d0 (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.1 0101: 8086:24db (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.3 0c05: 8086:24d3 (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.5 0401: 8086:24d5 (rev 02)
0000:01:01.0 0703: 8086:1080 (rev 04)
0000:01:08.0 0200: 8086:1050 (rev 02)



And i dont see a xorg or xfree under /etc/X11/

This is what is in the x11 folder :

X XftConfig Xwrapper.config icewm twm
XF86Config Xloadimage app-defaults lbxproxy xdm
XF86Config-4 Xresources cursors proxymngr xinit
XF86Config-4.bak Xsession default-display-manager rgb.txt xkb
XF86Config-4.in Xsession.d fonts rstart xserver
XF86Config.in Xsession.options fs rxvt.menu xsm

thanks for replying so fast.

-The Ragin' Cuban
 
Old 09-27-2005, 04:40 PM   #5
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You are using xfree, the file is "/etc/X11/XF86Config-4" open the file with a text editor as root and add the default resolution first, like "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

This is the line for your video, Intel Extreme Graphics 2
"0000:00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corp. 82865G Integrated Graphics Device(rev 02)"
have a look here for more help http://support.intel.com/support/gra.../CS-010512.htm
 
Old 09-27-2005, 08:34 PM   #6
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where do i add this default resolutions ...

i need my resolution to be like 1024x**** or above

Thanks again ...
 
Old 09-28-2005, 02:21 PM   #7
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use nano, vi, emacs or even "kdesu kate" (any text editor) and open XF86Config-4. Then under the "Screen" "SubSection Display" section you should see "modes" add "1024x768" before what ever is there (the first listed resolution is the default), add it to all "Depths". Should look something like this:

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "NVIDIA Corporation NV18 [GeForce4 MX 440 AGP 8x]"
Monitor "Generic Monitor"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 1
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 4
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 15
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection
 
  


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