wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Nov 17 00:15:25 UTC 2010
On Tue, 16 Nov 2010, Andrea Venturoli wrote:
> I've configured my X to use a 1600x1200 resolution (or so I thought...).
> It used to work until the last X.Org upgrade; after that it *usually* worked:
> very rarely it would start at 2048x1536, but a couple of Ctrl-Alt-Backspace
> was normally enough.
> Since a couple of day, it always start at 2048x1536, and there is no way to
> get 1600x1200 unless I login and change resolution afterwards (which is
> however enought to mess all my KDE fonts up).
It sounds like the EDID information isn't always working. Check your
video cable to see if a pin is bent over, or try a different one.
> I've got this in my xorg.conf:
> Section "Screen"
> Identifier "SyncMaster"
> Device "Card0"
> Monitor "SyncMaster"
> SubSection "Display"
> Viewport 0 0
> Depth 32
> Modes "1600x1200"
32 is not a valid depth, according to xorg.conf(5).
> Of course I can provide full xorg.conf and Xorg.0.log, but they are quite
xorg.conf is usually not a problem. Log files can be posted on the web
somewhere, like pastebin.com.
> Card is a Radeon HD 4200.
What is the monitor?
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