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Re: Fedora 7 Final testing





On 5/29/07, Adam Jackson <ajackson redhat com> wrote:
On Sat, 2007-05-26 at 15:26 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Sat, May 26, 2007 at 14:39:51 -0500,
> >
> > I looked through the xorg log and it looks like it is picking up reasonable
> > possible modes for the monitor from direct probing.
> > However the modes I would like are being rejected when checked against the
> > video card as either "width too large for virtual size" or "height too large
> > for virtual size".
> >
> > I remember seeing some discussion about the nv driver recently in regard
> > to rawhide installs, so I'll see if I can find those or just drive to
> > use the other driver.
>
> Uninstalling the nouvea driver didn't help.
>
> I found that changing the max colors did help. However the system config
> menu for doing this has problems. The possible screen resolutions and
> color depth should interact but don't. So that when in 24bit mode you
> can't specify a change to both a lower color depth and a higher resolution
> that won't work with the current color depth. Or perhaps worse, you can
> choose a higher color depth when at a resolution that won't work with it
> and then end up having to reboot in level 3 when your login screen is
> fubar'd.
>
> So I think I can do what I want now, but perhaps I should bugzilla how the
> config menu works?

Don't feel obligated, I know it's bad.

- ajax

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Is Fedora 7 still shiping on 5/31?

If so, no support for vesa on laptops with ati x1X00 cards still?  Maybe desktop cards too, not sure.

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