Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 122770
nvidia geforce 2 MX cannot change display resolution
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:42 EST
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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
NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Invoke system-config-display
2. Attempt to change resolution
Actual Results: The resolution was still 640x480.
Expected Results: The resolution should have changed.
Output from system-config-display:
[root@fed1 mark]# system-config-display
* ddcprobe returned bogus values:
Trying with card: NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX (generic)
Created attachment 100093 [details]
The generated /etc/X11/xorg.conf file
The generated conf file after selecting 1280x1024 with millions of colors.
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.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 120950 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.