I have the Intel i915GM onboard graphics chipset and although the drivers are already included in the distro, there is extra work to be done for it to run at native resolution. Luckily I found some documentation explaining the process.
Gutsy however now implements the modeset changing in xorg, out-of-the-box (as I
915resolution has been made redundant. If your upgrading from
Feisty (like most people will be), you will need to reconfigure your xorg.conf
for the new settings:
- Make sure “xserver-xorg-video-intel” is installed (search in Synaptic)
- Remove 915resolution — I chose remove completely
cd /etc/rc2.d sudo rm S08startupscript cd /etc/init.d sudo rm auto915resolutionScript
sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
This will reconfigure your xorg.conf file. Run through the process as normal, it’s worth reading the description of whats about to be changed, if in doubt, leave the field blank. In the video driver screen, select “Intel” instead of “i810 or i915”.