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

Javier javiermon at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 10:10:10 GMT 2007


I've recently tried booting a macbook (core 2 duo) with fedora core 6
live cd and the resolution was found correctly. It might be worth
looking at the changes fedora has done to xorg in order to get this
working out of the box.

On 1/8/07, Miles Lane <miles.lane at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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,
>       Miles
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