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Re: lenovo r61i etch

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 08:21:52PM +0000, Jack Malmostoso wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Mar 2008 21:10:15 +0100, Embrik Kaslegard wrote:
> > 1.
> > I am not able to change Display modes in KDE. I have to manually change
> > the settings in xorg.conf, log off, restart X. This is a bit daft when
> > my projector works best in 1024x768 and my internal screen in 1280x800
> Which driver are you using? Try upgrading to the latest "intel" driver 
> (xserver-xorg-video-intel) in lenny (or backports, maybe?) along with 
> xrandr 1.2.

not (yet) avail in bpo, unfortunatly - I'd be eager to upgrade too, for same

But I've managed for a reasonable tradeoff: in xorg.conf set 
  Modes "1280x800" "1024x768"
then when on 1024x768 use xrandr (stock in Etch is fine) to switch to same 
mode, make virtual = real screens. 
Do the converse after switching to LFP.

> > 2.
> > In order to use ekternal screen (projector) I have to connect to the
> > projector before I start the laptop - FN+F7 doesn't work.
> Again, xrandr 1.2 is the answer. 

maybe. Unfortunatly there's no guarantee here, some machines seems to have
BIOS tricks for that that only the Windows driver knows how to tickle.

... talking about Acer's and Philips' nb though, with i810.


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