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Re: FC5 laptop install; incorrect graphics driver



Colin Brace wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I just did a fresh install of FC5 on my laptop, which has a Intel
> 915GM graphics chipset. For some reason, anaconda didn't correctly
> detect this and chose what appears to be an incorrect graphics driver;
> it displays at only 800x600 (should be 1200x800) and doesn't repaint
> the screen properly; also, there is no visible mouse pointer. Here is
> the relevant section of xorg.conf:
> 
> [...]
> 
> Section "Monitor"
>        Identifier   "Monitor0"
>        VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
>        ModelName    "Unknown monitor"
> ### Comment all HorizSync and VertSync values to use DDC:
>        HorizSync    31.5 - 37.9
>        VertRefresh  50.0 - 70.0
>        Option      "dpms"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Device"
>        Identifier  "Videocard0"
>        Driver      "i810"
>        VendorName  "Videocard vendor"
>        BoardName   "Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics
> Device"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Screen"
>        Identifier "Screen0"
>        Device     "Videocard0"
>        Monitor    "Monitor0"
>        DefaultDepth     16
>        SubSection "Display"
>                Viewport   0 0
>                Depth     16
>                Modes    "800x600" "640x480"
>        EndSubSection
> EndSection
> 
> [...]
> 
> Can someone tell me how to fix this?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> -- 
>  Colin Brace
>  Amsterdam
> 
I suspect the problem is the "Unknown monitor". Try picking an LCD
flat screen that matched the laptop display. I picked one that does
1280x800 for my laptop. Also, the i810 driver covers a bunch of
different chip sets.

Mikkel
-- 

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for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!


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