mbgb14 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 17:07:11 PST 2006
Thanks Gustin, I already tried xorg.conf (ah ha! I'm gettin more
resourceful), and indeed, it says 1280x800, yet, its not an option in Screen
Perhaps it really is in 1280x800 and its lying?
2) You can install the "laptop-mode tools" and follow the instructions
> to adjust the power management of your laptop as well as hard disk
> tuning among other things.
I will try this. Thanks. :)
On 10/30/06, Gustin Johnson <Gustin at echostar.ca> wrote:
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> It should be obvious what to do, but here is an example from my laptop:
> SubSection "Display"
> Depth 24
> Modes "1280x800" "1024x768" "800x600"
> If you are using the regular vesa driver, I do not believe that it
> supports "weird" resolutions. Almost all of the other drivers (the
> intel ones, nvidia, ati etc.) should support this resolution.
> I also use klaptop to display the battery charge and to suspend the
> Tom Weniger wrote:
> > On 10/30/06, Mitchell Brown <mbgb14 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> 1) 1024*768 - my laptop natively runs at 1280*800, yet, its not a
> choice in
> >> the "Screen resolution" panel
> >> 2) The battery meter is stuck at 100%. It can accurately tell when I'm
> >> plugged in, when I'm not, and when the screen opens and closes. Suspend
> >> works, as does hibernation. Yet, when unplugged for over 45 minutes,
> >> battery meter remained at 100% - obviously false.
> >> If anyone has any clues on how to repair these malfunctions, I'd be
> >> mb
> > Greetings Mitchell,
> > 1) You can try to manually adjust the display resolution in the
> > xorg.conf file by adding the resolution to the section "Screen" and
> > verifying your display settings.
> > 2) You can install the "laptop-mode tools" and follow the instructions
> > to adjust the power management of your laptop as well as hard disk
> > tuning among other things.
> > HtH...
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