Bug#465398: grub-pc: doesn't support 1280x800 on a widescreen laptop

Robert Millan rmh at aybabtu.com
Tue Feb 12 14:46:29 UTC 2008

On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 10:13:45PM +0900, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 12:53 +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> > Are you completely sure Xorg is using VESA ?  By default, it picks a
> > chipset-specific card whenever possible.
> Xorg uses the intel driver.

Does Xorg support that resolution when using vesa?

> Surely grub can use any resolution supported
> by the video card?

Any resolution supported via VESA.  If you read "any resolution" somewhere,
as you just noticed it is a mistake.

Is there any note or document that needs correction?

Robert Millan

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