Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I installed OpenSuse 13.1 in a 5yo laptop I had around with Windows 7. It was working fine with 1280x900.

OpenSuse cannot go further than 1024x768, but what is really surprising, is that Windows 7 cannot go further anymore right after installing Suse. Only 800x600 and 1024x768 are shown as possible options, and the screen is detected as "Digital Flat Panel (1024x768 60Hz)". The Intel driver utility does not show any other resolution available.

I am a little bit lost with this, because I donĀ“t think it is a x.org thing. The laptop is a Dell XPS M1330 with a Mobile Intel 965 Express Chipset Family. All drivers and both operating systems are up to date.

May it be a GRUB thing?

share|improve this question
    
Grub is not the reason verify the display drivers are current and your not in VGA mode –  Ramhound Jun 15 '14 at 14:04
1  
Cross posted to U&L SE site: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/137229/… –  slm Jun 15 '14 at 15:37

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.