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Old 10-25-2005, 08:40 PM   #1
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Acer Laptop Display Drivers

Hi there

I am after display drivers for my acer travelmate 2410. I cant seem to locate them anywhere and this 6x4 is really horrid to look at.

Running fedora core 4. thanks in advance

Old 10-26-2005, 12:38 AM   #2
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mines in 600x400 too but an IBM T30 running Fedora Core 4 and at least it's a full screen look.
Unlike one time mandrake 10.1 installed in a tiny small box with black around it hehe.Thank goodness for the blue box to change the screen res.

i highly doubt your laptop would have any linux drivers.I am unsure if wine would let you run the windows one.

Last edited by kosh79; 10-26-2005 at 12:41 AM.
Old 10-26-2005, 05:14 AM   #3
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im assuming your laptop has Intel graphics hardware...if so try this link
Old 10-26-2005, 04:51 PM   #4
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you can try the drivers from intel but I wish you luke.
I have a TravelMate 660 that also uses an intel graphic chipset and all the times I tryed th intel driver with FC2 and FC3 the didn't even boot up completely.

Take a look at the file /var/log/Xorg.0.log and try to figure out what resolution modes your graphic card supports, configure your /etc/X11/xorg.conf accordingly.
Take care with the refresh rates on the "Monitor" section, on the "Screen" section configure the graphic resolution you want, something like this:

Modes "1280x800" "other res." "other res." "800x600" "640x480"

good luke



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