Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 145902
Sony CPD-G420 Monitor not detected or listed
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:58 EST
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Description of problem:
During install, and after install, the system-config-display fails to
detect my monitor. After asking me to choose myself, my monitor is not
Using the generic 1600x1200 crt monitor settings doesnt show all the
available modes and settings which this monitor supports.
output of 'kudzu -p -b ddc' attached (no monitor settings appear to be
given), and relevant? information from the monitor manual also attached.
I can get the monitor working successfully by manually editing the
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.click hardware tab
4.note absence of sony cpd-g420 monitor
Actual Results: Monitor isnt found
Expected Results: Monitor either detected, or in list for me to select
Created attachment 110107 [details]
Output of 'kudzu -p -b dcc'
Created attachment 110108 [details]
Some information from the monitor's manual
Not sure exactly what is needed to add to the list, hope this helps. I still
run Windows dual-boot so if anything is needed from there i can probably
The monitor may not support ddc, however can you attach the INF file
from the windows driver for the monitor to this bug so we can add it
to the hardware list.
Created attachment 110908 [details]
.inf file from the now defunt sony-cp.com
I am not so sure about not supporting ddc, or some form of identification. When
I run the anaconda install program it detects the monitor correctly just before
its graphical interface loads. Also windows detects the monitor without the
above .inf file present. Clicking on the 'driver details' tab in the device
list in windows gives a message saying the device doesnt need drivers so none
are in use.
added to hwdata 0.181, should be fixed in rawhide. thanks!