Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 205097
Xorg is not executing all options in xorg.conf
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:42 EST
Description of problem:
When starting up the X server (during bootup) the display is full resolution
with the defined overscan in /etc/X11/xorg.conf but upon restarting the X server
(into the login manager GDM) the overscan line is ignored and a border appears.
Upon restarting the X server (CTRL ALT BACKSPACE) the overscan entry is
executed and the full screen is used (the overscan works).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Nvidia (closed) drivers - 1.0.8762
Option "TVOverScan" "0.55"
in /etc/X11/xorg.conf just after:
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have TV with overscan
2. Connect video card to TV (via S-Video, component, or Composite)
3. Add entry listed above, reboot.
Initial display correct, X server is restarted into GDM, overscan adjustment not
Overscan setting to apply every time X server is started/restarted.
Nvidia 6150 graphics chipset
(will attach Xorg log file for boot, it is not different before or after the X
Will also report to Nvidia, but only happens on Fedora (have tested on Core 5,
Created attachment 135479 [details]
The X server does not parse any of the options in the Driver section, those are
only used by the driver itself. There is no way for us to fix nvidia's closed
source drivers. That this only happens in Fedora is merely a coincidence.
Closing as CANTFIX since this is a problem with a closed source module.