LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-20-2005, 05:49 AM   #1
EdoardoC
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Distribution: Mepis or Ubuntu
Posts: 46

Rep: Reputation: 15
xorg i810 driver problem : Dell2001FP monitor with i915 card (Dell Dimension D610)


Using Ubuntu 5.04

When my Dell Dimension D610 is attached to the Dell2001FP lcd screen,
I can't use the i810 xorg driver that's most appropriate for my i915GM chipset

the i810 driver is ok when using the internal 1400x1050 screen (although I need to run the 915resolution workaround http://www.geocities.com/stomljen/).

But when using the external 1600x1200 screen, I have to edit xorg.conf and "downgrade" the driver to vesa.

With the i810 driver the screen comes up in 640x480 and the Xorg log says:

(1600x1200,Generic Monitor) mode clock 162MHz exceeds DDC maximum 160MHz
(1400x1050,Generic Monitor) mode clock 100000MHz exceeds DDC maximum 160MHz

I guess that xorg.conf could be tweaked but I don't know how. any ideas ?

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Generic Monitor"
Option "DPMS"
#HorizSync 31.0 - 80.0
#VertRefresh 56.0 - 76.0
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Intel Corporation Intel Default Card"
#Driver "i810"
Driver "vesa"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "Intel Corporation Intel Default Card"
Monitor "Generic Monitor"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1600x1200""1400x1050"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 15
Modes "1600x1200""1400x1050"
EndSubSection
...
 
  


Reply


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
problem installing on laptop dell d610 jonij Fedora - Installation 10 08-31-2006 01:21 PM
Dell Dimension 8400 modem driver ? solveit Linux - Hardware 0 11-06-2005 04:34 AM
Xorg Problems with Slackware 10.1 and Dell Dimension 3000 IntelSlacker Slackware 12 03-26-2005 11:23 AM
Dell Dimension 2100 XOrg "No Screens Found" sigloiv Linux - General 0 02-17-2005 06:57 PM
Dell Dimension 2400 AC'97 Chipset Driver for Fedora Core 2 locolodo Linux - Newbie 15 09-03-2004 05:38 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:18 PM.

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
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration