Re: Screen resultion on i865G
On Mon, 04 Apr 2005 15:10:16 +0100
Chris Boot <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've installed Sarge on a Dell Optiplex GX270 at work, and everything
> is running great except I can't get a decent refresh rate in X. In
> windows I could set the resolution to 1152x867 (or something like
> that) with a 76Hz refresh rate which was kind on my eyes and gave me
> a decent amount of screen real-estate, but I can't seem to do this
> under X at all (nor even get past 60Hz at 1024x768).
> I'm using the i810 driver with agpgart and dri. I've tried with
> ModeLines as detected by Knoppix (which also fails to work at a decent
> res) and without (leaving X to auto-detect) without any difference.
> The only thing in my XFree86.0.log that sheds any light is the lines:
> (II) I810(0): Monitor EDID v2 checksum failed
> (II) I810(0): XFree86_DDC_EDID2_RAWDATA property may be bad
> lspci lists my graphics card as:
> 0000:00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corp. 82865G Integrated
> Graphics Device (rev 02)
> My monitor is a Sun CM751U (or SUN0564 from DDC).
> Does anyone have any ideas? I'll provide my complete XFree86.0.log or
> whatever if need be.
When I helped a guy at work with one of these, the problem was as simple
as increasing the amount of shared ram used for the video card in your
BIOS setup. If that doesn't work, I saw several people in a google
search talking about flashing their BIOS.