Bug 10110 - bad x configuration on laptop with kickstart
Summary: bad x configuration on laptop with kickstart
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: Xconfigurator   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 2000-03-10 13:20 UTC by Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-02 13:43:04 UTC
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The kickstart file (983 bytes, text/plain)
2000-03-10 13:21 UTC, Trond Eivind Glomsrød
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The resulting XF86Config file (16.02 KB, text/plain)
2000-03-10 13:22 UTC, Trond Eivind Glomsrød
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Description Trond Eivind Glomsrød 2000-03-10 13:20:47 UTC
Snapshot 6.1.98

I have a Dell Inspiron 3500 laptop with a 1024x768 LCD panel and a 2.5 MB
Neomagic chipset.

I used kickstart configuration with the LCD panel specified, but kickstart
produced a 640x480 file. This isn't a good choice for a laptop...

(I know how to produce my own file, I'd just prefer it to work in the
kickstart mode :)

Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrød 2000-03-10 13:21:59 UTC
Created attachment 149 [details]
The kickstart file

Comment 2 Trond Eivind Glomsrød 2000-03-10 13:22:59 UTC
Created attachment 150 [details]
The resulting XF86Config file

Comment 3 Jay Turner 2000-04-21 11:29:59 UTC
Forwarding this issue to a developer.

Comment 4 Brock Organ 2000-05-03 22:39:59 UTC
does it still behave this way using 6.2? ... does adding a post-section running
Xconfigurator improve things...?

(ie appending this to your kickstart file:
Xconfigurator --kickstart

Comment 5 Matt Wilson 2000-07-27 23:13:38 UTC
It's yours to fix. :)

Comment 6 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-08-02 13:43:02 UTC
It still happens with Xconfigurator --kickstart...

Comment 7 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-08-02 13:52:24 UTC
Not if I specify the monitor correctly - doh. (this monitor had changed from
4.3.37 to CVS)

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