Old Toshiba laptop not seeing all the screen under 8.04

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Fri May 30 23:08:34 UTC 2008


Steven Davies-Morris wrote:

> Derek Broughton wrote:

>> That's about all it should do - the actual graphics resolutions it will
>> figure out for itself.  It's likely that you need to be able to provide
>> it with a custom modeline - what sort of graphics chipset does it have?
> 
> It's done.  Here's a link that solved it for me in a hurry.  And now my
> dorky old laptop is running Hardy without help-I-need-glasses video!.
> 
> <http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=5081054#post5081054>

Well!  <huff />  I don't know why I bother if people are just going to solve
their own problems!  :-)

Which solution was it?  displayconfig-gtk?  I confess I've never heard of
it.
-- 
derek





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