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Hi, I just loaded Ubuntu 8.10 this morning to my old, clean-wiped Toshiba Dynabook Satellite, but can only get a 800x600 screen resolution, which means about 20% of my screen right now is black. This is the highest ressolution option that I have under the Setup. The computer has an Intel Pentium III. I have searched the forums and tried a number of fixes with no luck. Here is my system config:
00:00.0 Host bridge: ALi Corporation M1644/M1644T Northbridge+Trident (rev 01)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: ALi Corporation PCI to AGP Controller
00:02.0 USB Controller: ALi Corporation USB 1.1 Controller (rev 03)
00:04.0 IDE interface: ALi Corporation M5229 IDE (rev c3)
00:06.0 Multimedia audio controller: ALi Corporation M5451 PCI AC-Link Controller Audio Device (rev 01)
00:07.0 ISA bridge: ALi Corporation M1533/M1535/M1543 PCI to ISA Bridge [Aladdin IV/V/V+]
00:08.0 Bridge: ALi Corporation M7101 Power Management Controller [PMU]
00:0a.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82557/8/9/0/1 Ethernet Pro 100 (rev 0d)
00:11.0 CardBus bridge: Toshiba America Info Systems ToPIC100 PCI to Cardbus Bridge with ZV Support (rev 32)
00:11.1 CardBus bridge: Toshiba America Info Systems ToPIC100 PCI to Cardbus Bridge with ZV Support (rev 32)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Trident Microsystems CyberBlade XPAi1 (rev 82)
02:00.0 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB (rev 41)
02:00.1 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB (rev 41)
02:00.2 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB 2.0 (rev 02)