Bug 122770 - nvidia geforce 2 MX cannot change display resolution
nvidia geforce 2 MX cannot change display resolution
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 120950
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
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Reported: 2004-05-07 15:45 EDT by Mark Whitehouse
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:03:07 EST
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The generated /etc/X11/xorg.conf file (3.84 KB, text/plain)
2004-05-07 15:48 EDT, Mark Whitehouse
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Description Mark Whitehouse 2004-05-07 15:45:54 EDT
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Description of problem:
Cannot change the resolution from the intial 640x480 using

Initially, system-config-display only displays two resolution choices:


After switching to the Hardware tab and reselecting the monitor
(ViewSonic P815) and card (NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX (generic)), a complete
list of resolutions appears in the Settings tab.

Selecting any on these resolutions and then logging out has no effect.

  Dell Dimension 8200
  Viewsonic P815
  NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Invoke system-config-display
2. Attempt to change resolution
3. Logout


Actual Results:  The resolution was still 640x480.

Expected Results:  The resolution should have changed.

Additional info:

Output from system-config-display:

  [root@fed1 mark]# system-config-display
  * ddcprobe returned bogus values:
  ID:   None
  Name: None
  HorizSync: None
  VertSync:  None
  Trying with card: NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX (generic)
Comment 1 Mark Whitehouse 2004-05-07 15:48:14 EDT
Created attachment 100093 [details]
The generated /etc/X11/xorg.conf file

The generated conf file after selecting 1280x1024 with millions of colors.
Comment 2 josh steiner 2004-05-07 16:01:45 EDT
this seems to be a common problem with core 2 test 3.  i'm getting 
the same thing on my dell inspiron 8200 lapotop with a geforce 4 go.
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2004-05-08 02:02:54 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 120950 ***
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:03:07 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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