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Re: New Dell Inspiron 1100, video problems

On Sat, 2003-09-06 at 17:23, Magnus von Koeller wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having the exact same problem as you do, even though I have the 
> Inspiron 500m (bought in Germany). Same graphics chip, though. The 
> problem is that Dell just doesn't provide the needed Video BIOS 
> update.
> Intel describes the needed update here:
> http://support.intel.com/support/graphics/linux/graphics.htm#6
> I'm currently working very hard on the Dell support (I had to get 
> really angry until the guy accepted that I really do have a clue and 
> know what I'm talking about). I want to know who's responsible for 
> BIOS upgrades and pressure them into providing an update. I haven't 
> had any success whatsoever yet, though, but I'll let you know as soon 
> as I get new information. They just keep insisting they don't support 
> Linux and stuff. I hope I can put some pressure on them, though.

Ugh; I had read that page, and suspected something like that... Well,
it's good that someone is on their case about it. If you need any help
(even if it's just someone else to yell at them), let me know.
Joe Wreschnig <piman@sacredchao.net>

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