Resolution Dilemma

Alfred alfred.s at
Wed May 16 01:45:24 UTC 2007

ATI was bought out- not sure whom did that, but might have been Nvidia,
and they made Linux drivers for all their cards.

On Tue, 2007-15-05 at 19:33 -0400, Tee Jay Rosene wrote:
> I hope someone can help me: I'm stuck at 640x480 resolution and it's
> terrible! 
> I've recently installed Kubuntu 7.04 on an IBM desktop PC with a
> 82845G/GL [Brookdale G]/GE Chipset integrated graphics Device
> Tungsten Graphics, Inc. 
> Mesa DRI Intel (R) 845G 20061007 x86/MMX/SSE2
> Open GL version 1.3 Mesa 6.5.2
> Kernel Module i915 (I added this after)
> My Monitor is a ViewSonic Ultrabrite E70f+
> Anyway, since this installation, I've been told that I should 
> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
> and this essentially broke my system. 
> Although I did get a proper resolution display, my machine kept
> rebooting itself every 10 seconds or so, and I wasn't able to even try
> to figure out what the heck the problem was because it was rebooting
> so quickly. 
> I have since reinstalled Ubuntu (instead of Kubuntu) hoping that
> Ubuntu would be a little easier to configure (I don't know if this
> matters or not). And anyway, I can reinstall KDE after I get the
> monitor displaying properly. 
> Any help in this will be much appreciated
> -- 

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