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Old 11-07-2007, 12:01 PM   #1
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1280x800 framebuffer.

How to get 1280x800 framebuffer?

Intel X3100 (GM965) HP-Compaq 6710s

i try to boot with


but that doesn't work - still plain-text console
Old 11-08-2007, 09:17 PM   #2
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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);
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, 04:26 AM   #3
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There is a fix available that will give you 1280x800 resolution under X. It is available at 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!

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