Bug#489868: xserver-xorg-video-intel: resolution on the external monitor limited to the one of the build-in LCD
Thomas Hahn wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-intel
> Version: 2:2.3.2-1
> Severity: normal
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> After upgrade I end up with an 1280x800 screen on my 19" LCD.
> I have to set the resolution in KDE Control Center to 1280x1024 manually.
> After that I need to end the session and start a new one to get good
> font size for several applications.
> Before the upgrade the resolution of the external monitor was 1280x1024,
> ie. it's natural resolution. Build-in LCD of the Toshiba Satellite
> Laptop could not display that resolution, but who cares if you
> have an external monitor with a better display.
> If there is a way to configure that, please let me know.
> Tnx Thomas
Are you upgrade that the problem appeared after upgrading
xserver-xorg-video-intel to 2.3.2 and not -core to 1.4.2? I suspect some
added quirks in the server here. Please check this (you can use
snapshot.debian.net to downgrade).