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Old 04-06-2008, 07:28 AM   #1
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how can i get max resolution of 1280x800 (14.5 wxga) form my rhel3

hello,i have a 14.5 wide screen hp 510 laptop running rehat linux EL3 which i have moved to kernel but i can only get max screen resolution of 1024x768 but i would like to get the max resolution of 1280x800 as in window partition,please i need some assistances;thank you all in advance.
Old 04-06-2008, 08:17 AM   #2
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It depends on what version of X11 you have. I remember on prior versions I would need to use this hack in order to get 1280x800 on my laptop. Newer versions of X11 made it unnecessary, though.
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This looks like what you have:

If this is the right one, then it has Intel GMA 900 graphics
Some snooping around suggests that the driver for this will already be in your distro. Look in /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers for something like this:**

In the device section of /etc/X11/xorg.conf you would simply specify "intel" for the driver.

Once the right driver is setup, then you should be able to enter the desired modes in xorg.conf
Old 04-08-2008, 03:56 AM   #4
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my graphic card is mobile intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GL Express Chipset;i try the hacks and get back to you


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