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Re: Can't set resolution below 1280x1024 on RH9



On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 09:54:03AM -0700, Alex Deucher wrote:
> the driver seems to be rejecting all modes except 1400x1050 and
> 1280x1024.  I'm not sure why off hand.  you might try generating a
> custom modeline for 1024x768.  Did 1024x768 work in a previous version
> of xfree86?  I seem to recall a similar discuss a while back on one of
> the xfree86 ML's but I don't remember what the outcome was.
It worked with Red Hat 7.2.  This looks like the same problem - 
http://www.spinics.net/lists/rh-xf/msg00767.html, so it looks like it worked in
Red Hat 8.0.

Michael
> 
> Alex
> 
> --- Michael Keightley <Michael Keightley quadstone com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 09:13:21AM -0700, Alex Deucher wrote:
> > > send us your full xfree86 log (/var/log/XFree86.0.log)
> > > 
> > > Alex
> > It's attached.
> > 
> > Michael
> > > 
> > > --- Michael Keightley <Michael Keightley quadstone com> wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > Have just upgraded a Dell Latitude C800 laptop to Red Hat 9 from
> > 7.2.
> > > > It has a 1400x1050 max display and a 32MB ATI Rage 128 Mobility
> > > > graphics card.
> > > > In redhat-config-xfree86, I've set the display type to 
> > > > "Dell 1400x1050 Laptop Display Panel".  
> > > > 
> > > > When I start X I can only get 1400x1050 or 1280x1024.  It won't
> > > > change to
> > > > 1024x768, which makes the laptop useless as I need to connect it
> > to a
> > > > projector!
> > > > 
> > > > When I change the Modes line in XF86Config from:
> > > >     
> > > >     Modes    "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864"
> > "1024x768"
> > > > "800x600" "640x480"
> > > > 
> > > > to just:
> > > > 
> > > >     Modes    "1024x768"
> > > > 
> > > > I get the error below when starting X.  Anyone have any ideas,
> > apart
> > > > from
> > > > downgraded to Red Hat 8???
> > > > 
> > > > % startx >& /tmp/out
> > > > % cat /tmp/out
> > > 
> 
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