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Old 12-06-2004, 10:24 PM   #1
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Tiny resolution problem

Im currently trying to set up my desktop manager on my fresh installation of debian. I have chosen KDE, and everything has gone well so far. The only problem that I have encountered is that I cannot change my resolution to anything higher than 800x600, which, relative to what I am used to, is not even usable. I think it may have something to do with not having a driver loaded for my graphics card, which is a Radeon Mobile 9000 M, but I cannot find the driver online anywhere.

Here is my lspci output:
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82855PM Processor to I/O Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82855PM Processor to AGP Controller (rev 03)
0000:00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 01)
0000:00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 01)
0000:00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 01)
0000:00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-M) USB 2.0 EHCI Controller (rev 01)
0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801 PCI Bridge (rev 81)
0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801DBM LPC Interface Controller (rev 01)
0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801DBM (ICH4) Ultra ATA Storage Controller (rev 01)
0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 01)
0000:00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Modem Controller (rev 01)
0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon R250 Lf [Radeon Mobility 9000 M9] (rev 02)
0000:02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5705M Gigabit Ethernet (rev 01)
0000:02:01.0 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. OZ711EC1 SmartCardBus Controller (rev 20)
0000:02:01.1 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. OZ711EC1 SmartCardBus Controller (rev 20)
0000:02:03.0 Network controller: Intel Corp. PRO/Wireless 2200BG (rev 05)

And here is the output of lsmod:

Module Size Used by Not tainted
input 3040 0 (autoclean)
ds 5844 2
uhci 21468 0 (unused)
ehci-hcd 14796 0 (unused)
usbcore 52268 1 [uhci ehci-hcd]
i810_rng 2368 0 (unused)
yenta_socket 8804 2
pcmcia_core 38020 0 [ds yenta_socket]
i810_audio 21372 0
ac97_codec 11252 0 [i810_audio]
soundcore 3268 2 [i810_audio]
tg3 45392 1
firmware_class 3164 0 [tg3]
ide-cd 27040 0
cdrom 26212 0 [ide-cd]
rtc 5768 0 (autoclean)
ide-detect 288 0 (autoclean) (unused)
ide-disk 12416 3 (autoclean)
piix 7784 1 (autoclean)
ide-core 91800 3 (autoclean) [ide-cd ide-detect ide-disk piix]
unix 12720 175 (autoclean)

Does anyone have any ideas as to how I can fix this? I am currently running on a Dell Inspiron 600m laptop.
Old 12-06-2004, 11:44 PM   #2
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I reconfigured XF86Config so that it is using the radeon driver. Now whenever I try to change my resolution to 1024x768, however, it seems to be splitting my monitor into 3 sections and displaying it in the wrong order. Any ideas what is wrong with it now?


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