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Quick Graphics Question - Dell Optiplex GX270


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Hello everyone,


I was able to get OS X86 running flawlessly on my Inspiron E1505, and now am trying to get it working on my Optiplex GX270. However, I am not able to get the resolution I would like (my 19" LCD is native 1440x900) with my 865G chipset.


Under System Profiler for graphics I have the following information:


Vendor: Intel (0x8086)

Device ID: 0x2572

Revision ID: 0x0002


I tried adding into my com.apple.Boot.plist file <key..... <string>1440x900x32</string .../key> but still am running off of 1024x768.


Any help would be great, I searched and came up with nothing.


Thanks in advance.

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You're not going to get there from here.


There is no driver in OSX for your video chipset, so the video display falls back to an industry standard VESA graphics display. VESA only supports a handful of resolutions and your widescreen resolution is not one of them.


To see what video resolutions are available, try booting with F8 and at the command prompt type: ?video


Some members of this board considered hiring a programmer to make a driver for the 865 chipset, but it never really got off the ground: http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=19606

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