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Re: FC7: 1680x1050 screen resolution on thinkpad T61 with Intel 965GM X3100 video chipset.



--- Whil Hentzen <linux07 softwaremuscle com> wrote:

> Globe Trotter wrote:
> > --- Whil Hentzen <linux07 softwaremuscle com> wrote:
> > 
> >>>> So there is no hardware problem for me, and it seems there is no
> >> fundamental
> >>>> linux issue. Just fedora fc7.
> >>>>
> >>>> Its a shame to blight a good distro by giving non expert users such
> grief
> >>>> setting up a simple thing as the display.
> >>> Agreed! And I have the opensource intel.....which installed perfectly
> with
> >>> xubuntu. Wonder when it will work out of the box with fedora.....
> >> Where'd you get the Intel opensource? I've been over to
> >>
> >>     http://intellinuxgraphics.org
> >>
> >> and they have source but tell you to go to your 'neighborhood linux 
> >> distro' for precompiled packages. I don't think there's one for Intel + 
> >> FC6, is there?
> > 
> > I updated mine using the development (for f8) and it works...it will
> eventually
> > show up on F7 and perhaps FC6 unless they stop supporting it before then.
> 
> I see two packages:
> 
> xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.1.1-3.fc8.i386.rpm 
>      xorg-x11-drv-i810-devel-2.1.1-3.fc8.i386.rpm
> 
> under fedora/linux/development/i386/os/Packages on the various mirrors. 
> Which did you use?
> 
> (Getting excited, hopefully not prematurely, been wrestling with this 
> for weeks....)
> 

I used the following command (thanks to Phil):

yum  --enablerepo=development install xorg-x11-drv-i810


No, you don't need the -devel package...

HTH,
Trotter


> Whil Hentzen
> Milwaukee WI
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