Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 170001
Radeon 9200 Pro no longer handles refresh rates properly after kernel update
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:22:29 EST
Created attachment 119668 [details]
Current X Config file
Description of problem:
With the installation of the 2.6.13-1.1526_FC4 kernel update the secondary
monitor hanging off a ATI Radeon 9200PRO would no longer accept any refresh
rates and would not properly render.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
diff /var/log/Xorg.0.log /var/log/Xorg.0.log.old
< Current Operating System: Linux mars-new.photosphere.net 2.6.12-1.1456_FC4 #1
Thu Sep 22 02:11:40 EDT 2005 i686
> Current Operating System: Linux mars-new.photosphere.net 2.6.13-1.1526_FC4 #1
Wed Sep 28 19:15:10 EDT 2005 i686
< OS Kernel: Linux version 2.6.12-1.1456_FC4 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
(gcc version 4.0.1 20050727 (Red Hat 4.0.1-5)) #1 Thu Sep 22 02:11:40 EDT 2005
> OS Kernel: Linux version 2.6.13-1.1526_FC4
(email@example.com) (gcc version 4.0.1 20050727 (Red Hat
4.0.1-5)) #1 Wed Sep 28 19:15:10 EDT 2005
< (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Thu Oct 6 08:26:17 2005
> (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Thu Oct 6 08:23:36 2005
> (II) Bus 2 prefetchable memory range:
>  -1 0 0x20000000 - 0x200fffff (0x100000) MX[B]
< (WW) Open APM failed (/dev/apm_bios) (No such file or directory)
< (II) Screen 0 shares mem & io resources
< (II) Screen 1 shares mem & io resources
< (II) Entity 0 shares no resources
< (II) Entity 1 shares no resources
< (II) Mouse0: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot off of the 2.6.13-1.1526_FC4 kernel in a dual head config (1 9200PRO, 1
2. start X
3. Observe squiggly display of sadness
2.6.14-1.1637_FC4 has been released as an update for FC4.
Please retest with this update, as a large amount of code has been changed in
this release, which may have fixed your problem.
It didn't I tried on 30-Oct and got the same results.
This is a mass-update to all currently open kernel bugs.
A new kernel update has been released (Version: 2.6.15-1.1830_FC4)
based upon a new upstream kernel release.
Please retest against this new kernel, as a large number of patches
go into each upstream release, possibly including changes that
may address this problem.
This bug has been placed in NEEDINFO_REPORTER state.
Due to the large volume of inactive bugs in bugzilla, if this bug is
still in this state in two weeks time, it will be closed.
Should this bug still be relevant after this period, the reporter
can reopen the bug at any time. Any other users on the Cc: list
of this bug can request that the bug be reopened by adding a
comment to the bug.
If this bug is a problem preventing you from installing the
release this version is filed against, please see bug 169613.
this is now resolved, though the PCI bus and other hardware charechteristics had
to be added to the xorg.conf