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Re: Display Problems

On Thu, 2009-07-30 at 13:45 -0400, John wrote:
> Monitor = Viewsonic G790
> Video card = Ge Force 8400 GS
> System = Fedora Development (Rawhide) updated through 7/29/09.
> Up to Fedora 11, the monitor could be run at a resolution of 1600x1200; 
> with ".fc12" the maximum resolution is 1152x864.
> Any changes I make in system-config-display are not recognized. 

That's expected, s-c-d cannot configure RandR 1.2-based drivers
correctly. Use 'xrandr' at the command line or gnome-display-properties.

> Find 
> nothing of note in the error logs.
> What do I have to do to use the monitor at 1600x1200?

Try 'nomodeset' as a kernel parameter, if this is a recent thing. If
that fixes it, file a bug explaining the symptoms and the workaround.

Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org

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