Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 165926
bad resolution for intel 855gm chipset
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:32 EDT
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Description of problem:
resolution modes suck by default...
working by default would be great
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.install fedora core 4 on dell 700m (or any computer with intel 855gm chipset)
Actual Results: resolution avaliable is only 640x480 and 800x600
Expected Results: it should have 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x800
here is the fix:
fedora core 3 also had same problem.
I have a similar problem with an Intel i815 video controller on an IBM PC.
s-c-d doesn't offer me anything better than 800x600 resolution at 16bpp or
1024x768 at 8bpp. But by manually editing the xorg.conf I have it working at
1024x768 with 16bpp.
It appears that s-c-d thinks that my video device can only have 1M of video
RAM (what the BIOS is set to) and disregards the possibility of
For all i810 resolution bugs, please try the 'intel' driver from Fedora Core 6,
and reopen if this is still an issue for you with that driver.
NEEDINFO timeout, resolving as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. If you are still experiencing
this bug in FC6 or FC7, please reopen. Thanks for the report!