Bug#256475: xserver-xorg-video-i810: Need to use external program to get a sharp 1400x1050 resolution
Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo wrote:
> I'm a owner of a i855 chipset in a Dell Inspiron 510m, with BIOS version
> A05. Using out of the box XWindow and configuring it for 1400x1050
> resolution, which is the max for this computer, works but I get fuzzy
> horizontal lines. This is best seen when X is loading, at the dotted
> screen with cursor that it's seen before any window manager starts.
> For fixing it I have to use a external program, called 855resolution
The equivalent program available in Debian etch is called 915resolution.
Incidentally, two years have now passed since you originally filed this
bug. Do you still need to use 915resolution under xserver-xorg-video-i810
1.7.2-3 or does your computer now work without it?