X.org on F13 Alpha and monitor setup

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Mar 9 17:44:15 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-03-09 at 18:31 +0100, Stefan Schulze Frielinghaus wrote:

> > If your monitor is actually capable of 1280x1024 (*properly* capable -
> > if it's an LCD whose native resolution is 1024x768, this behaviour is
> > not a bug, it's correct), then it's certainly a bug for X not to detect
> > this, and you should file it:
> > 
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_debug_Xorg_problems
> The native resolution of the monitor is 1280x1024, so no problem here. I
> did another test and removed the /etc/X11/xorg.conf. When I'm using the
> DVI port, then the resolution is correctly adjusted to 1280x1024 even by
> KMS during boot time. But when I use the analog port, then the screen is
> detected as max resolution 1024x768. Disabling KMS via nomodeset did not
> help. I guess this is really a bug and opened one. For references:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=571850

Yup, sounds like a bug alright. Thanks for filing.
Adam Williamson
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