Feisty daily LiveCD snapshot doesn't configure 1280x800 display correctly

Miles Lane miles.lane at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 05:46:21 GMT 2007

On 1/7/07, Ben Collins <ben.collins at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-01-07 at 21:04 +0000, Miles Lane wrote:
> > Can we please add support to Feisty so that the LiveCD automatically
> > loads Xorg in 1280x800 when it is called for?
> I think this requires the 915resoluton package to work properly. VESA
> doesn't report the 1280x800 resolution until the video BIOS is
> programmed with such a mode.
> At least, this is the way it is on my CoreDuo laptop with 945 graphics.

Is there no way to automate detection of the highest supported resolution
mode for LCD displays and then call 915resoluton with the appropriate
parameters?  This would be really helpful for the LiveCD.

Thanks a lot,

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