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|Summary:||Unable to change monitor vertical refresh|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Olen <olen.e.boydstun>|
|Component:||xorg-x11-drv-nv||Assignee:||Adam Jackson <ajax>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||David Lawrence <dkl>|
|Version:||7||CC:||bernd.bartmann, fabrice.allibe, mattdm, mcepl, triage, xgl-maint|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2008-06-16 21:13:16 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Olen 2006-08-09 18:48:35 EDT
Description of problem: After installation of FC6 test 2, the screen resolution was too wide for my 17 inch monitor, the clock was off the viewable area. I opened the screen resolution tool (on the system->preferences menu) resolution and switched the display down to 1280X1024. Everything was viewable, but it would not let me set the refresh rate to 85 Hz. Somtimes 800x600 is the highest resolution displayed in the tool. Restarting X-windows can change the resolutions this tool will let you pick. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): How reproducible: Right now, I can never change the vertical refresh rate, its stuck a 60. Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3. Actual results: No way to change refresh rate. Expected results: To be able to change the refresh rate (even if at my own risk :) ) Additional info: System AMD 64 bit Athlon 2400 200 GB SATA hard drive 512 MB Ram Memory Gigabit ethernet USB - printer HP PSC 1210 6600 GT Nvidia Video Card ( I don't often install NVIDIA's drivers, if I'm not doing something that needs the extra performance. ) 17" Samsung monitor synmaster 750s On board VIA sound ASUS A8V-E Deluxe Motherboard. The monitor,keyboard, and mouse, are shared with another computer via a KVM. This report comes from my post on fedoraforum.org, (reading it will help understand this bug report better. ) Its title is : FC6 Test 2 i386 observations
Comment 1 Adam Jackson 2006-09-07 21:41:24 EDT
What do you get when you run xrandr -q from a console window?
Comment 2 Fabrice Allibe 2006-09-23 03:18:22 EDT
Same issue met with G200 8MB and fc6test3. By default, I get following output from xrandr -q *0 1280 x 1024 ( 361mm x 271mm ) *85 75 60 but my monitor says it is 58.2Hz When trying to force refresh, it does not change a lot: [fabrice@localhost ~]$ xrandr -r 60 ; xrandr -q | grep ^* *0 1280 x 1024 ( 361mm x 271mm ) 85 75 *60 -> gives me 60.0Hz on monitor side [fabrice@localhost ~]$ xrandr -r 75 ; xrandr -q | grep ^* *0 1280 x 1024 ( 361mm x 271mm ) 85 *75 60 -> gives me 60.0Hz on monitor side [fabrice@localhost ~]$ xrandr -r 85 ; xrandr -q | grep ^* *0 1280 x 1024 ( 361mm x 271mm ) *85 75 60 -> gives me 58.2Hz on monitor side
Comment 3 Matthew Miller 2007-04-06 12:30:04 EDT
Fedora Core 5 and Fedora Core 6 are, as we're sure you've noticed, no longer test releases. We're cleaning up the bug database and making sure important bug reports filed against these test releases don't get lost. It would be helpful if you could test this issue with a released version of Fedora or with the latest development / test release. Thanks for your help and for your patience. [This is a bulk message for all open FC5/FC6 test release bugs. I'm adding myself to the CC list for each bug, so I'll see any comments you make after this and do my best to make sure every issue gets proper attention.]
Comment 4 Matěj Cepl 2007-07-11 17:35:59 EDT
Reporter, I am sorry, that we have left this bug unnoticed for so long, but could you confirm please, that this bug still could be reproduced with the latest updates of your distribution of Fedora? Unless you will reply in a month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thanks.
Comment 5 Olen 2007-07-11 21:37:52 EDT
Hi, I tried this tonight on f7 (now using 64 bit). But system-config-display still doesn't show the highest modes my monitor is capable of. Also it doesn't recognize my monitor, I have to select the Samsung 750s(T) from the list of all monitors. So yes, I would say this is still a problem. I do have a kvm between the video card and the monitor, but it was set to this computer the entire time. When I have the kvm not set to a computer I do seem to be able to get the higher resolutions available for selection
Comment 6 Matěj Cepl 2007-07-12 08:43:36 EDT
Just to be sure we are not screwed up by KVM, could you please try to test this without it? However, we will keep this as bug for F7 whatever the results of your test (with or without KVM connected it should work correctly). In order to have updated informations, could you please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below? Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug /var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please. We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information. Thanks in advance.
Comment 7 Olen 2007-07-12 22:57:12 EDT
Created attachment 159115 [details] my Xorg.0.log, started with an xorg.conf This is Xorg log file
Comment 8 Olen 2007-07-12 22:59:24 EDT
Created attachment 159116 [details] f7 xorg.conf file my f7 xorg.conf This was created in an autoprobed seesion, by system-config-display, when I set the monitor type
Comment 9 Olen 2007-07-12 23:06:18 EDT
I need to re-update this. I wasn't using the same utility, and I realize what I was trying to do in the original report is impossible. The monitor can do 1280x1024 but at 66Hz not 85Hz. Its recommended mode is 1024x768 at 85Hz. I don't remember if I wanted to put a 65 or an 85 in the first report. In any event, I had switched to KDE, so I had to install and switch back to GNOME to use the "Screen Resolution" tool of GNOME that my first report is on. Now 85Hz is always available, at 1024x768. The higher resmod of 1280x1024 is still not available, even when I select a frequency low enough to support it such as 65. The only problem on f7 is I can't get to the 1280x1024 mode. Its is now clearly possible to change the refresh rate of the 1024x768 mode. But I no longer ever get stuck with an 800x600 mode If nothing jumps out about the logs as to whats keeping a 1280x1024 at 60 or 66 from showing up in the "Screen Resolution" utility, then I don't know if any further work would be warranted. I would reclassify as very low priority.
Comment 10 Olen 2007-07-12 23:26:12 EDT
Created attachment 159119 [details] log file from starting x with monitor turned off This log file shows what happens if the monitor is turned off, no xorg.conf file exists. It proves another statement I made earlier is incorrect. In this configuration turning the monitor on after realizing that X was started. Procedure 1) Log into X 2) delete xorg.conf 3) Turn off monitor 4) hit Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to kill current X 5) When here beep of X having restart to login screen, login again, keep monitor off. 6) Once sure GNOME is started turn monitor on. 7) The max resolution in "Screen Resolution" is 800x600, with no way to get any higher. I don't know that this behavior is incorrect though, it may be the safest thing to do. I just thought I would add this scenario to our data points.
Comment 11 Fabrice Allibe 2007-07-13 00:58:41 EDT
The refresh rate issue I reported for G200 with fc6test3 was fixed in fc6 release. It is still working fine for me with fc7 (G200 8MB + iiyama Vision Master 1451 @ 1280x1024 85Hz 16bits) Best regards
Comment 12 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 08:02:50 EDT
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Comment 13 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 21:13:15 EDT
Fedora 7 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on June 13, 2008. Fedora 7 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.